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adjunct Professor - Hospitality & Tourism #002031

Western Carolina University

June 23, 2018
Job location:
Cullowhee, North Carolina

Academic/Faculty, Business/Finance


Position Summary:
The School of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Sport Management, and Hospitality & Tourism, one of three schools in the College of Business, invites applications for an adjunct Professor tenure-track faculty position (position #2031) in Hospitality & Tourism beginning in either January of 2019 or August of 2019.
This position requires teaching courses at the undergraduate level, teaching both online and face-to-face courses, scholarly research, advising, and service activities. A commitment to active engagement with professionals in the regional business community supporting economic development is expected. The normal teaching load is 18 semester hours per academic year. Some teaching responsibilities may be at off-site locations and during evening hours.
The prosperous candidate will demonstrate the capability to contribute to the mission of the Hospitality and Tourism Management program which seeks to prepare graduates to be Business Ready® to meet the needs of the industry and become leading professionals in their field. The mission is achieved through sound theoretical course work, research and innovative learning activities, industry engagement and service learning.
Western Carolina University recognizes and compensates all legitimate forms of scholarly activity described by Ernest Boyer: scholarship of discovery, scholarship of integration, scholarship of application, and scholarship of teaching and learning.
Western Carolina University is a regional comprehensive university located in Cullowhee, NC, in a scenic rural valley between the Blue Ridge and Great Smokey Mountains. Cullowhee is 50 miles west of Asheville, NC, and 2 ½ hours north of Atlanta.
Minimum Appropriate qualifications:
A Ph.D. in an appropriate business field from an accredited institution or a terminal degree in a closely related field is required. candidates who are ABD and will defend their dissertation and complete all the degree requirements on or before August 1, 2019 will be considered.
Special Instructions to candidates:
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE. Screening of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit the following documents online:
1) a letter of application,
2) curriculum vita,
3) contact information for three professional references and
4) copies of transcripts from terminal degree.
For questions or additional information, Contact Us by: Dr. James DeConinck, or 828-227-3704. Please do not email application materials.
An official set of transcripts must be sent to Human Resources within 30 days of hire. Degrees must have been awarded by a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.
Carnegie Statement:
WCU embraces its function 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

Internal Number: 9130

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About Western Carolina University
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state's western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region's vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.

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