Adjunct Lecturer, Philosophy (Pooled Posting)
Job location: Bentley Campus
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2018-11-13
Job Description SummaryThe Philosophy Department is searching for adjunct instructors to teach daytime or evening sections of Problems of Philosophy (PH 101), and possibly other courses, in the upcoming Fall and Spring semesters.
Problems of Philosophy is a required course in Bentley’s general education core curriculum. Students are required to learn the basic elements of ethics; other elements of the course design are up to the instructor. In addition to the usual teaching duties (e.g., lecturing, facilitating discussion, grading), instructors are expected to respond to student inquiries and hold office hours (at least one hour per week). Information about the Department can be found here: http://www.bentley.edu/academics/departments/philosophy.
Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions. Candidates’ materials will remain on file and will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.
Candidates must have at least an M.A. in Philosophy. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Philosophy.
In addition to the usual teaching duties (e.g., lecturing, facilitating discussion, grading), instructors are expected to respond to student inquiries and hold office hours (at least one hour per week).Bentley University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service. The university is committed to creating a work environment that encourages knowledge of and respect for all cultures and identities.Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.DIVERSITY STATEMENTBentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.