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Instructor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy and Religion , Western Carolina University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Biomedical Ethics
AOS categories Biomedical Ethics
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number #212898
Location Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States
Start date August 2023
Job description

The Department of Philosophy and Religion at Western Carolina University invites applications for a full-time 9 month instructor specializing in bioethics to start August 2023. The position carries a 4/4 teaching load and typical service duties, including student advising. The successful applicant will teach multiple sections per year of Biomedical Ethics and Social Justice, a required course in the University’s Integrated Health Sciences Program (ihs.wcu.edu). Ability to teach feminist thought or other areas that complement our current strengths will be also considered. This is a fixed term position with benefits.

Western holds diversity and inclusive excellence as a core value, and the Department of Philosophy and Religion works to make this tangible in our treatment of each other and our support for our students.   

Western Carolina University has been named to the 2022 “America’s Best Employers by State” list by Forbes, ranking 14 out of the top 100 employers in North Carolina. Western Carolina University is the UNC system’s westernmost campus and has been consistently ranked as one of the top 15 public regional institutions in the South. WCU’s main campus is nestled in a beautiful valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 50 miles west of Asheville. WCU is located just 25 miles from the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, one of the nation’s most spectacular and most visited national parks. The entire region is known for its excellent quality of life and access to outdoor activities.     

Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. In addition, Western Carolina University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

How to apply
Application type Online
Applicants must apply online in order to be considered. To apply upload (1) a cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial graduate transcript(s); (4) a listing of contact information for at least three professional references; (5) a teaching portfolio, including syllabi, letters of evaluation, or other evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Web address to apply https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/23079
Deadline for full consideration: March 15, 2023, 12:00am EST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline May 31, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/23079
Contact name David Henderson
Contact email
Contact phone 828-227-2939
Time created January 30, 2023, 8:29pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date May 31, 2023, 11:59pm EST
Expired on June 2, 2023, 12:46am EST
Last updated August 2, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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