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 Health Liberal Studies.
Adjunct faculty generally teach one to three classes (up to nine credit hours) in the program that is your specialty. Compensation is paid per class. 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 in the Liberal Studies Program, the applicant must have a master’s degree in Heath and/or Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Public Health, or 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.
Master’s degree in Health and/or Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Public Health, or related field or a master’s degree with a concentration in the discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in teaching discipline).
Teaching and/or work-related experience with university students. Licensure (or eligibility)) in health and/or physical education in k-12 schools.
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 transcripts.
A letter of interest and copies of licenses or certifications in your specific field are optional attachment.
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 scholarship.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.