Jobs

The Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University is expanding, thanks to a generous grant from the Kern Family Foundation. Here is a list of current job opportunities. Please check back, as this page will be updated when new positions are posted.

Assistant Teaching Professor, Environment and Sustainability Studies Program and Program for Leadership and Character

Wake Forest University’s Environment and Sustainability Studies Program and the Program for Leadership and Character seek an engaged, creative, and committed teacher-scholar to become an Assistant Teaching Professor. We welcome candidates with a PhD. in environmental studies or other fields where the candidate has pursued research and/or teaching on leadership, character, and/or ethics in the context of environmentalism, ecology, and/or sustainability. This is a permanent, full-time position, with an initial and renewable two-year appointment. The Assistant Teaching Professor will teach three courses per semester (a 3:3 load) and contribute to the co-curricular programming of the Program for Leadership and Character and the Environment and Sustainability Studies Program. Compelling applicants will have a commitment to interdisciplinary, experiential, and place-based learning and a record of teaching and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds.  We seek scholars who share our dedication to cultivating a positive, inclusive culture of belonging among faculty, staff, and students, including international and first-generation students and those who identify as members of historically marginalized communities. 

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Administrative Coordinator, Program for Leadership and Character

The Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University seeks a diligent, detail-oriented, conscientious, and collaborative colleague to serve as an Administrative Coordinator. The Administrative Coordinator will coordinate day-to-day operations of the Program’s efforts, provide extensive administrative, logistical, and programmatic support, and be a welcoming presence to all students and visitors.

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Assistant Teaching Professor, Center for Entrepreneurship and Program for Leadership and Character

The Center for Entrepreneurship and the Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University seek an engaged, creative, and committed teacher-scholar to fill a position as Assistant Teaching Professor. This full-time, non-tenure track position with benefits offers an initial two-year appointment with possibility of renewal and promotion on a teaching-centered career path. The Assistant Teaching Professor will join an innovative and interdisciplinary cohort of emerging scholars from the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences to develop and teach leadership and character-related courses in their respective disciplines. This is a teaching-centric role with responsibilities divided as 80% teaching and 20% service. The course load is 3 per semester (a 3:3 load), including development and delivery of at least two courses with a primary focus on Leadership and Character in the context of Entrepreneurship and at least two courses that integrate Leadership and Character into Entrepreneurship. The person in this role will also contribute to the co-curricular programming of the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Program for Leadership and Character. In addition to participating in course development workshops and mentoring from faculty in both programs, the Assistant Teaching Professor will work with research scholars from the Program for Leadership and Character to assess the impact of their courses and potentially publish relevant research.

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Postdoctoral Fellow and Coordinator for Measurement and Evaluation in the Professional Schools, Program for Leadership and Character

The Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University seeks a thoughtful, organized, detail-oriented, and interpersonally skilled individual to play a vital role in supporting innovative research on how colleges and universities can foster character development among its students, namely in the Professional Schools. This postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for coordinating multiple research studies on leadership and character in the professional schools (i.e., School of Law, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine, and Divinity) and overseeing qualitative design and analysis.

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Assistant Director for Leadership and Character in the Law School

The School of Law and Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University seek an Assistant Director who will be provide programming that supports JD students’ development as leaders of character. This programming will include one-on-one mentorship, peer cohorts, discussion groups, and other informal student support and mentoring. The Assistant Director will assess the efficacy of these programs, both for purposes of ongoing improvement and in support of the Program’s larger research goals. From time to time, the Assistant Director will collaborate with Program staff to develop, implement, and assess large scale extracurricular and faculty-facing programs, such as national conferences and a summer “Clerkship College.” The ideal candidate will exhibit a passion for students, a values-driven orientation to the practice of law, and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law / Program for Leadership and Character

The School of Law and Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in the School of Law for a two-year term. The VAP’s primary responsibilities will be to design and teach courses related to leadership and character in the law and to produce public and scholarly research related to leadership and character in the law. The most competitive applicants will have experience related to leadership, character, or ethics in the law, but strong candidates with an interest in these fields, even without prior publications or experience, will also be considered.

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