Philosophy Adjunct Instructor

Location
Pleasant Hill, CA
Posted
Jul 09, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College


Description of Position
This is an academic position in the Philosophy and Humanities Department, at Diablo Valley College, in Pleasant Hill, California. We are currently interviewing instructors for our Adjunct Teaching Faculty Pool. The successful applicant will be well qualified to teach all philosophy courses we offer, including: Introduction to Philosophy; Logic and Critical Thinking; Ethics; Comparative Religions; Philosophy of Religion.


Position Title
Philosophy Adjunct Instructor

Location
Diablo Valley College

Posting Number
F00317

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
1. Master's degree in philosophy;
OR
2. Bachelor's degree in philosophy and master's degree in humanities or religious studies;
OR
3. A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in Philosophy
OR
4. The equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form in the document section of the online application. Additionally, if you are unsure that you meet the minimum qualifications, please fill out the equivalency petition.


Desirable Qualifications
• Commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college;
• Sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation;
• Commitment to professional growth and development, to innovation and improvement of teaching, and to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment;
• Excellence in preparation for teaching, and in knowledge of Philosophy.


Special Instructions to Applicants
The college is seeking to create an applicant pool for future job openings in the Philosophy Department.


Open Until Filled
Yes

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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