Philosophy Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty

Palatine IL
Dec 05, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Schedule Information:  The teaching load is 5/5, with additional non-teaching service duties. Summer teaching
is often available.

Weeks per fiscal year:  Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August thru May)

Benefits:  Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense

Position Description and Duties: The Department of Philosophy at Harper College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of either Assistant Professor or Instructor. The department is deeply committed to enriching our diverse communities and inspiring the transformation of individual lives, the workforce and society, and we welcome applications from all individuals whose backgrounds and expertise enable them to contribute to our department's and college's goals.The successful candidate will be able to teach a wide variety of introductory philosophy courses to students of diverse backgrounds and varying levels of college readiness. We encourage interested candidates to familiarize themselves with our course offerings (

Educational Requirements: Master's degree, at least 18 hours of which must be in philosophy. PhD in Philosophy preferred.

Experience Requirements: Teaching experience strongly preferred.

Application Review Date:  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before January 21, 2018.

Special Notes:

*You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter, (please address your contributions to our course offerings)
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
  • A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how your approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.

*Official transcripts required upon hire.

*Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check

*Employment Sponsorship is not available

Please contact Human Resources, for questions or special accommodations.

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