Assistant/Associate Professor - Western Carolina University

LOCATION: Cullowhee, NC

CLOSING DATE: February 8, 2019


JOB #: 13506

POSTED: January 8, 2019


The School of Health Sciences invites applications for two nine-month fixed term or tenure-track positions at the assistant or associate professor level in the Environmental Health Sciences Program to begin August 2019. Applicants with a doctoral degree can be considered for the tenure-track faculty lines and are expected to have a well-defined scholarly/research agenda. Responsibilities of the position include: teaching undergraduate courses and laboratories that support the Environmental Health Sciences curriculum; engage in productive scholarship (research) for the tenure-track line; advise and mentor students in collaboration with the Advising Center; provide meaningful service to the university, profession, and community.

The Environmental Health Sciences program is a National Environmental Health Science & Protection Council (EHAC) accredited program. The Environmental Health Sciences program is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students. Candidates with a history of, or strong potential for, effective undergraduate teaching, and a commitment to service within the university and broader regional community, will be considered. Salary and rank are commensurate with academic qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

The School of Health Sciences offers undergraduate programs in Athletic Training, Emergency Medical Care, Environmental Health, Integrated Health Sciences, Nutrition & Dietetics, and Recreational Therapy. The Master of Health Sciences graduate program offers concentrations in Emergency Medical Care, Health Education, and Health Management. Additional programs within the College of Health and Human Sciences include Communication Sciences and Disorders, Nursing, Physical Therapy and Social Work. A collaborative environment conducive to interdisciplinary teaching, scholarship and service exists within the School and College of Health and Human Sciences.


o Master’s degree in environmental and/or occupational health or closely related degree from a regionally accredited university
o Prior teaching experience in the environmental health discipline
o Ability to teach introductory undergraduate courses in environmental health
o Research or practice-based experience in environmental health
o Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. List of references