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Temp Faculty - Honors College Academic Year 2022-23

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
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Date posted
Jun 15, 2022

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Honors College - 33100

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Temp Faculty - Honors College Academic Year 2022-23

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Temporary Faculty

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Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Honors College is seeking temporary/part time faculty for the Fall 2022, Spring 2023, and/or Summer 2023 academic terms to teach Honors University Studies courses. Please note, part-time Honors College faculty typically only teach 1 course a semester and the College rotates through faculty to diversify offerings.

The Honors College courses are designed as seminars that encourage curiosity, critical thinking, faculty-student interaction, and experiential learning and provide a context around the students’ specific majors. Honors seminars can be taught as either 1- or 3-credit courses.

Honors University Studies class: This course is an Honors section of a University Studies course in the instructor’s discipline. The section will cover the typical content of the university studies class, but will offer unique learning experiences, such as seminar format, extensive use of primary sources, more intensive laboratory work, or hands-on experience.
  • HON 110 (3 credits): First-Year Seminar, focused on an interdisciplinary topic designed to introduce all freshman honors students to the college experience by direct involvement in research, service, and leadership activities.
  • HON 210/211/212 (3 credits): Interdisciplinary Seminar that offers an in-depth investigation of a special topic using the approaches of several disciplines.
  • HON 120/121 (1 credit): Enrichment Seminar that encourages learning beyond the classroom through a more “hands-on,” direct experience approach (field work, travel, or individual projects).
  • HON 191 (1 credit): Introduction to Research and Discovery is an overview of research procedures in discipline areas, including literature searches and data collection, that emphasizes applied learning and the development of basic skills appropriate to the discipline.
  • HON 399 (1 credit): A Thesis Preparation Course is designed as a workshop to help students prepare for their thesis experience, understand the value of undergraduate research, and develop a full-fledged proposal of a research project.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Undergraduate course teaching: Masters degree with 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching discipline from a regionally accredited institution.
Those with equivalent verifiable professional experience, certifications, and licensures in the discipline may also be considered.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Required Certifications or Licensure

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNCW Honors College offers student-centered seminars to high ability undergraduates. Honors courses are characterized by student-led discussions, creative research projects, deep readings, and applied knowledge. We are particularly interested in individuals whose academic training has equipped them to creatively teach from an interdisciplinary, experiential, and reflective perspective with the intention of cultivating a uniquely rich learning environment.

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University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required. Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

Please contact Dr. Eva Mehl, Associate Director of the Honors College, at for questions regarding the details of this position.

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EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please indicate the primary discipline you are interested in and capable of teaching for Honors College:
    • Interdisciplinary Topic
    • Art and Art History
    • Communication Studies
    • Creative Writing
    • English
    • Film Studies
    • History
    • Music
    • Philosophy
    • Religion
    • Theatre
    • Gender Studies and Research Center
    • Graduate Liberal Studies
    • World Languages- American Sign Language
    • World Languages- Arabic
    • World Languages- Chinese
    • World Languages- French
    • World Languages- German
    • World Languages- Italian
    • World Languages- Japanese
    • World Languages- Latin/Classics
    • World Languages- Portuguese
    • World Languages- Russian
    • World Languages- Spanish
    • International Studies
    • International Affairs
    • Sociology
    • Criminology
    • Anthropology
    • Biology
    • Marine Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Earth Sciences
    • Ocean Sciences
    • Physics
    • Physical Oceanography
    • Psychology
    • Computer Science
    • Mathematics
    • Statistics
    • Pre-Engineering
    • Environmental Sciences
    • Other (Please list discipline in second question)
  2. Please indicate any additional disciplines you are interested in and able to teach:

    (Open Ended Question)

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