Department: School of Health & Applied Human Sciences - 31530
Brief Summary of Work for this position:
The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, located within the College of Health and Human Services, is seeking temporary/part-time faculty, for Summer/Fall 2021, with the ability to teach in one or more of the following disciplines:
- Athletic Training - Exercise Science - Gerontology - Healthcare Administration (Fully online / Remote teaching possible) - Healthful Living & Fitness Education - Public Health - Recreation, Sport Leadership, & Tourism Management - Recreation Therapy - Respiratory Therapy (Online option / Remote teaching possible) - Physical Activity & Wellness
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Undergraduate course teaching: Masters degree with 18 graduate credit hours in teaching discipline or a closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution. Graduate course teaching: Terminal degree in the teaching discipline from a regionally accredited institution. Those with equivalent verifiable professional experience, certifications, and licensures in the discipline may also be considered.
Required Certifications or Licensure:
Certification requirements vary depending on discipline.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS) has six undergraduate degree programs:
Healthful Living and Fitness Education
Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management
Respiratory Therapy (Face-to-face and fully online option)
The SHAHS also has Master of Science degrees in:
Healthcare Administration (100% Online program)
Gerontology with 4+1 options: - (Bachelors / Masters) with Public Health / Gerontology - Recreation Therapy / Gerontology - Exercise Science / Gerontology The SHAHS also supports a Masters of Arts in:
Teaching (MAT) and a Masters of Education concentration in Physical Education and Health through the Watson College of Education. Minors are offered in:
Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management
Assistance Dog Training The SHAHS is also home to the Physical Activity and Wellness program which delivers courses that fulfill University Studies requirements. The SHAHS is located in the newly constructed Veterans Hall (https://uncw.edu/chhs/veteranshall/index.html).
The College of Health and Human Services was created in July 2010 to provide UNCW with a new mechanism to link and focus its health-related research, professional continuing education, and health knowledge dissemination and application. In the formative stage of development, the CHHS is currently home to three professional schools: School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic College that seeks to be nationally recognized for its inter-professional collaboration, community engagement and impact, and implementation science. The faculty, staff and students of the CHHS are committed to the pursuit of excellence and enhancing health and quality of life across the lifespan for individuals, families and communities in southeastern North Carolina and beyond.
Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required.
Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines.
To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
Internal Number: 20165
About The University of North Carolina Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.
A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.
The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.