Department: School of Health & Applied Human Sciences - 31530
Brief Summary of Work for this position:
The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, within the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), seeks an outstanding faculty member for a Lecturer, 9-month, non-tenure track position in the School's Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management program beginning August 2021.
The successful candidate will become one of five faculty that serve approximately 150 undergraduate Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management majors. The successful candidate will be a Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management generalist who can teach a variety of undergraduate courses in the program's curriculum. Further, the successful candidate will advise students, and provide community engagement and professional service.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Applicants must have the following qualifications:
Master's degree in Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management, or a closely-related field with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework closely related to Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management at the time of employment.
Evidence of successful teaching experience in courses similar to those in the core curriculum in the Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management program.
Preference will be given to candidates who have the following qualifications:
Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations or students of color.
Interest in developing and implementing curricula related to culturally diverse populations.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with constituents across the school, college, and university.
Experience working with students in an academic advising or career development role.
Previous successful and significant employment in Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management or a closely-related field.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
The Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management Program at UNCW is more than 35 years old and currently offers concentrations/options in Public and Non-Profit Recreation, Recreational Sport Leadership and Tourism, Hospitality and Events.
The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS) has five undergraduate degree programs:
Healthful Living and Fitness Education
Recreation, Sport Leadership, and Tourism Management
The SHAHS also has Master of Science degrees in:
Gerontology with 4+1 options: o (Bachelors / Masters) with Public Health / Gerontology o Recreation Therapy / Gerontology o 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
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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 that a minimum of three professional references are required for all applications.
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: 20476
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.