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Temp/Part-Time Faculty, Watson College of Education - Academic Year 2024-2025

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Watson College of Education - 31400 (Faculty Pool)

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Temp/Part-Time Faculty, Watson College of Education - Academic Year 2024-2025

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Temporary Faculty

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Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Watson College of Education is seeking temporary/part-time faculty for the Summer 2024, Fall 2024, and/or Spring 2025 academic terms, with the ability to teach in one or more of the following departments and disciplines:

-Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education
-Educational Leadership
-Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education

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.

Graduate course teaching: Terminal degree 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 Department of Educational Leadership in the Watson College of Education is a diverse and dynamic group of educators and scholars committed to improving leadership at all levels of education. Through our teaching, scholarship, and service, we facilitate understanding, research, and implementation of practices that promote social justice, global perspectives, creativity and innovation, and capacity building – practices we believe are essential to educational leadership.

The Department of Educational Leadership is committed to the preparation, support, and collaboration with educators who seek or hold leadership positions in schools, school districts, boards, state and federal departments, agencies, or higher education. The Department of Educational Leadership offers four master’s-level graduate programs (Curriculum Studies in Equity, Evaluation and Organizational Learning, Higher Education, and School Administration) and three concentrations within the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration, and Higher Education), as well an undergraduate minor in Leadership Studies, and four post-baccalaureate certificates (Coaching and Mentoring, College Teaching and Learning, Community College Leadership, and Evaluation).

The Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special
is a community of professional educators dedicated to the preparation of teachers and other professionals who have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to work with children from early childhood through middle grades, students with special needs and their families. It values the integration of current theory, research, and professional expertise from multiple disciplines and perspectives to inform practices that enable all learners to reach their full potential. The department provides opportunities for students to develop as educational leaders and advocates for the children and families they serve. It develops, implements, and coordinates programs leading to undergraduate degrees and/or licensure in birth through kindergarten education, elementary, middle grades, and special education (general and adapted tracks) as well as graduate degrees and/or licensure in elementary, middle grades and language and literacy.

The Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education prepares educators/professionals for leadership positions in instructional technology and secondary education. Our commitment is to the development of highly competent professionals to serve in educational leadership roles. Our secondary education program has strong alliances with the College of Arts and Sciences in the related secondary subject matters of mathematics, science, English, social sciences, foreign languages, physical education/health, and music. In addition, our MIT program has strong ties with Computer Science, Computer Science and Information Systems, and Communication Studies. Each allied department has a role in providing content-related courses and program guidance.

College/School Information

The Watson College of Education ( WCE ) ( ) is a rapidly growing college with over 65 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate and master’s programs in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education and the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, and master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Educational Leadership. It offers several international study programs, a newly developed laboratory school, and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, and colleges/universities in the region.

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.

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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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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Other
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please indicate the primary department/discipline you are applying to teach for the Watson College of Education:
    • Early Childhood
    • Elementary
    • Middle
    • Special Education
    • Educational Leadership
    • Instructional Technology
    • Foundations
    • Secondary Education
  2. Please indicate any additional disciplines you are interested in and qualified to teach for the Watson College of Education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Please list the terms you are available to teach for the upcoming academic year (Summer, Fall, and/or Spring):

    (Open Ended Question)

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