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Classification Title Adjunct Faculty
Working Title Adjunct - Special/Inclusive Education Programs - STL
Department School of Teaching and Learning
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.
The School of Teaching and Learning often, but not always, has the need for
part-time instructors. We invite applications to be submitted for potential
openings in the field of Special/Inclusive Education Programs.
Adjunct faculty generally teach one to three classes (up to nine credit
hours) in the program that is your specialty. Compensation is paid per credit
hour. Contracts are offered on a semester by semester term.
These postings are continuous in order to develop a qualified pool of
interested candidates. If your academic area or interest/expertise meets the
programmatic needs of WCU at any time, you will be contacted to discuss
proposed teaching opportunities.
For undergraduate teaching the applicant must have a master's degree in the
teaching discipline or a master's degree with a concentration (a minimum of
18 graduate semester hours) in the teaching discipline.
For graduate teaching the applicant must have a doctoral degree in the
expected teaching discipline.
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
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
Teaching and/or work-related experience with university students. Licensure
(or eligibility) in special/inclusive education programs in k-12 schools.
Open Date 11/15/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested candidates must apply online.
Please attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a list of three
references (include the names and full contact information); and unofficial
Copies of licenses or certifications in your specific field are optional
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of
all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights
and responsibilities, please visit www. dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation
of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
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 email@example.com.
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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
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