Full-Time Faculty Positions


The University currently has the following job openings:

Professor of Exercise Science (Open Rank)

North Carolina Wesleyan University invites applications for a 9-month appointment as a tenure-track professor (rank open) of Exercise Science beginning in August 2023. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, teaching a variety of core classes at the undergraduate level varying from introductory to advanced exercise physiology courses; promoting program growth and academic quality; supervising student interns, and serving on internal committees. The successful candidate will be expected to provide courses in the undergraduate Exercise Science program and potentially at the Masters of Public Health program, that has been approved by the Faculty, and will launch in Fall 2023 if it is approved by accreditors.  Faculty are expected to engage students through the use of both traditional and innovative instructional strategies. A regular load at North Carolina Wesleyan University is 12 hours per semester, but may vary based on teaching load in the graduate program.

North Carolina Wesleyan University, a liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, emphasizes teaching excellence and personal attention. The University is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and serves approximately 1,500 students, including adult degree students in the Adult and Professional Studies program. Rocky Mount is in the eastern, coastal plains region of North Carolina, convenient to the Raleigh-Durham area and the beaches of the Outer Banks. Richmond, VA, Washington, DC, and the mountains of North Carolina are also within easy driving distance.

Qualifications:
An earned doctoral degree in Exercise Science, or closely related field, is required. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have obtained Ph.D by August 2023. Previous college or university-level teaching experience, particularly in the area of kinesiology and biomechanics, strength and conditioning and/or clinical exercise physiology is strongly preferred. Evidence of scholarly activities such as submission of peer-reviewed publications and professional presentation is also highly desirable.

Initial applications should include:

  1. A letter of application
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received, and
  4. Three letters of professional reference sent as a single pdf file.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Application materials should be sent, as a single pdf, to:

Ms. Tammy Harrell
Manager of Faculty Records and Academic Projects
North Carolina Wesleyan University
3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

or email to: tharrell@ncwc.edu

Professor of Public Health (Open Rank)

North Carolina Wesleyan University invites applications for a 9-month appointment as a tenure-track professor (rank open) of Public Health beginning in August 2023. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, teaching a variety of core public health classes at the graduate and undergraduate level; advising students; promoting program growth and academic quality; supervising student interns, and serving on internal committees. The successful candidate will play a key role in providing a new Masters of Public Health that has passed the faculty and (pending accreditor approval) is expected to launch in Fall 2023.  The area of specialization is open, but a strong grounding in population health, epidemiology/biostatistics, and/or public health policy a would be a significant plus.

North Carolina Wesleyan faculty are expected to engage students through the use of both traditional and innovative instructional strategies. A regular load at North Carolina Wesleyan University is 12 hours per semester, but may vary based on the distribution of teaching load across the graduate and undergraduate programs.

North Carolina Wesleyan University, a liberal arts University affiliated with the United Methodist Church, emphasizes teaching excellence and personal attention. The University is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and serves approximately 1,500 students, including adult degree students in the Adult and Professional Studies program. Rocky Mount is in the eastern, coastal plains region of North Carolina, convenient to the Raleigh-Durham area and the beaches of the Outer Banks. Richmond, VA, Washington, DC, and the mountains of North Carolina are also within easy driving distance.

Qualifications:
An earned doctoral degree in Public Health, or closely related field, is required. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have obtained Ph.D by August 2023. Previous college or university-level teaching experience, particularly in the areas of public health policy; public health administration, epidemiology or biostatistics; research methods in public health; and/or program planning, implementation, and evaluation is strongly preferred. Evidence of scholarly activities such as submission of peer-reviewed publications and professional presentation is also highly desirable.

Initial applications should include:

  1. A letter of application
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received, and
  4. Three letters of professional reference sent as a single pdf file.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Application materials should be sent, as a single pdf, to:

Ms. Tammy Harrell
Manager of Faculty Records and Academic Projects
North Carolina Wesleyan University
3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

or email to: tharrell@ncwc.edu

Assistant Professor of English / Director of the Writing Program

North Carolina Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English/Director of the Writing Program to begin August 2023.   The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in the first-year composition sequence and the Writing Minor.   The Director of the Writing Program will work together with the Director of the Writing Center to develop innovative writing programming, curricula, and support structures for all students enrolled at NCWU.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in Composition, Rhetoric, or related field is required by August 2023.  ABDs must show evidence of degree completion prior to appointment.
  • Evidence of successful undergraduate teaching, particularly in writing courses
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive pedagogy practices
  • Training or experience in writing center administration or writing program assessment, respectively

Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise in one or more of the following scholarly areas:  digital/multimodal writing and instruction, professional and technical writing, English as a Second Language instruction, writing across the curriculum, and/or writing in the disciplines.

Initial applications should include in ONE pdf file (saved with last name as subject):

  1. A letter of application
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received
  4. Three current letters of recommendation addressing academic qualifications and effective teaching experience may be sent under separate cover.

Complete application files should be sent to the attention of:
Tammy Harrell
Manager of Faculty Records and Academic Projects
tharrell@ncwc.edu

Complete applications received by January 18, 2023 are assured full consideration, although recruitment will continue until the position is filled.   Final hire is contingent on budgetary approval.

 

North Carolina Wesleyan University, a liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, emphasizes teaching excellence and personal attention.  The University is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and servers approximately 1,500 students, including adult degree students in the Adult and Professional Studies program.  Rocky Mount is in the eastern, coastal plains region of North Carolina, convenient to the Raleigh-Durham area and the beaches of the Outer Banks, Richmond, VA, Washington, DC, and the mountains of North Carolina are also within easy driving distance.

North Carolina Wesleyan values a culture of respect, kindness, and understanding and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability.   Women, historically underrepresented minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor of English / Director of the Writing Center

North Carolina Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English/Director of the Writing Center to begin August 2023.   The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in the first-year composition sequence and the Writing Minor.   The Director of the Writing Center will work together with the Director of the Writing Program to develop innovative writing programming, curricula, and support structures for all students enrolled at NCWU.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D in Composition, Rhetoric, or related field is required by August 2023.  ABDs must show evidence of degree completion prior to appointment.
  • Evidence of successful undergraduate teaching, particularly in writing courses
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive pedagogy practices
  • Training or experience in writing center administration or writing program assessment, respectively

Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise in one or more of the following scholarly areas:  digital/multimodal writing and instruction, professional and technical writing, English as a Second Language instruction, writing across the curriculum, and/or writing in the disciplines.

Initial applications should include in ONE pdf file (saved with last name as subject):

  1. A letter of application
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received
  4. Three current letters of recommendation addressing academic qualifications and effective teaching experience may be sent under separate cover.

Complete application files should be sent to the attention of:
Tammy Harrell
Manager of Faculty Records and Academic Projects
tharrell@ncwc.edu

Complete applications received by January 18, 2023 are assured full consideration, although recruitment will continue until the position is filled.   Final hire is contingent on budgetary approval.

 

North Carolina Wesleyan University, a liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church, emphasizes teaching excellence and personal attention.  The University is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and servers approximately 1,500 students, including adult degree students in the Adult and Professional Studies program.  Rocky Mount is in the eastern, coastal plains region of North Carolina, convenient to the Raleigh-Durham area and the beaches of the Outer Banks, Richmond, VA, Washington, DC, and the mountains of North Carolina are also within easy driving distance.

North Carolina Wesleyan values a culture of respect, kindness, and understanding and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability.   Women, historically underrepresented minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Initial applications should include:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Original transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received
  • Three letters of recommendation addressing academic qualification and effective teaching experience

Review of applications for all positions will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified for each position. Women and minority candidates are strongly urged to apply.

For questions or inquiries regarding careers at North Carolina Wesleyan, please contact:

Darrell Whitley
Director of Human Resources
252.985.5105
dwhitley@ncwc.edu

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