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Classification Title Adjunct Faculty
Working Title Adjunct, Emergency & Disaster Management Program
Department Criminology & Criminal Justice
WCU, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has adopted a “Get Vaccinated or Get
Tested” policy effective September 15, 2021. This will require you demonstrate
evidence of full vaccination upon hire or be subject to regular testing.
Western Carolina University is looking for qualified part-time (adjunct)
faculty to enhance its Emergency and Disaster Management academic program.
Minimum qualifications for teaching in the Emergency and Disaster Management
program are a doctor's or master's degree in the teaching discipline or
master's degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (a minimum of
18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). The teaching
discipline may include Emergency Management, Public Administration, or
Criminal Justice, with specific graduate coursework related to the Emergency
Management field. A terminal degree is preferred. These appointments are on a
course by course basis. Salary is commensurate with education, experience and
discipline. These postings are continuous in order to develop a qualified pool
of interested candidates. If your academic area of interest/expertise meets
the programmatic needs of WCU at any time, you will be contacted to discuss
proposed teaching opportunities. These needs change from semester to semester.
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by
the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged
university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a
commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position
Applicants must be able to work in an online environment for distance
Master's degree in the teaching discipline or a master's degree with a
concentration in the discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in
Open Date 11/18/2015
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required documents include a curriculum vita or resume, a cover letter, and
graduate studies transcripts that document relevant coursework, including, but
not limited to the terminal degree transcript.
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified
within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are
required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment.
Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree
which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws,
regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North
Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal
employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and
veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and
interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of
the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building,
Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111
Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all
universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs,
discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal
activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university
policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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