Adjunct Faculty - Philosophy & Religion

Employer
Western Carolina University
Location
Cullowhee, NC
Closing date
Oct 20, 2021

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*Quick Link for Internal Postings:*[https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/3166](https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/3166)
*Classification Title:*Adjunct Faculty
*Working Title:*Adjunct Faculty - Philosophy & Religion
*Department:*Philosophy & Religion
*Position Summary:*WCU, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has adopted a "Get Vaccinated or Get Tested" policy effective October 1, 2021. This will require you demonstrate evidence of full vaccination upon hire or be subject to regular testing.

Western Carolina University is always looking for qualified part-time (adjunct) faculty to enhance its academic programs. Minimum qualifications for teaching in the academic programs 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). 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.
*Carnegie statement:*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.
*Minimum Qualifications:*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 discipline).

Degree must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
*Preferred Qualifications:*A terminal degree is preferred.
*Open Date:*11/12/2015
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Special Instructions to Applicants:*Interested candidates must apply online.

Please attach a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references (include the names and full contact information).

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. A previous criminal conviction does not automatically disqualify an applicant from consideration for employment. However, failure to provide complete and accurate information will be considered "falsification" and applicants will be removed from consideration.

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.
*Credential Verification:*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.
*AA/EOE:*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 jobs@email.wcu.edu.
*University Safety:*The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at [University Annual Safety Report](http://www.wcu.edu/discover/campus-services-and-operations/university-police/crime-statistics/index.aspx) 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 safety.

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