Position Summary:
Employees at WCU may be required to submit to campus based COVID 19 vaccination or testing requirements.

The primary location of this position is on the main Cullowhee, NC campus.

Instructor (9-Month position): Western Carolina University (WCU) seeks candidates for a fixed term 9-month faculty vacancy in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Anticipated begin work date is August 2022.

Responsibilities include teaching, supervising and advising students in undergraduate and master’s degree programs. Teaching opportunities, delivered through primarily on-campus but may also utilize some distance formats, will be tied to program need and candidate expertise. Collaborative teaching/research opportunities exist at WCU and within regional allied health and education agencies. Western Carolina University has adopted the Boyer model of scholarship and is committed to student engagement and integrated learning. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is successfully completed.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s in speech-language pathology from an accredited institution; evidence of or potential for expertise in teaching/service/research; and eligibility for CCC-SLP and NC license in speech-language pathology.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience teaching undergraduate communication sciences and disorders courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, you must apply online. Applicant should attach a current vita, a letter of interest, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three references (include names, addresses and complete contact information).

For additional information contact Dr. Bill Ogletree at ogletree@email.wcu.edu or 828-227-3379.

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
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.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. In order to receive educational credit, degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Unless otherwise noted, degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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.