Adjunct Instructor - Philosophy

Location
St. Louis, MO
Posted
May 31, 2019
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number20100786Job TitleAdjunct Instructor - PhilosophyWorking TitlePosition TypeFaculty Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community and teach courses online and/or on main campus. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a welcoming environment for a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty member to teach on ground and/or online courses in Philosophy.

Course subjects include, but are not limited to:

• Introduction to Philosophy
• Ethics
• Logic

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
• Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
• Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
• Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments. Develop course syllabus.
• Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
• Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
• Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
• Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (with 24-36 hrs.).
• Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
• Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.
• Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Philosophy or related field from a regionally accredited institution

Preferred Qualifications

• Doctorate with at least 15 graduate hours in Philosophy from a regionally accredited institution
• Teaching experience and relevant experience in the field

Physical DemandsWork Hours Posting Detail Information

Posting Date05/30/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

The Department is using this position announcement to build a qualified pool of instructors to fill teaching needs as they arise. This position is not designated for a specific course or semester.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Quicklinkhttp://jobs.maryville.edu/postings/2484Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Maryville website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • STLHERC
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
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    • Diversity Awareness Partnership
    • ScholarlyHires.com
    • Diversejobs.net
    • Personal referral
    • Other
  2. If you answered "Other" please elaborate on where you learned of this opening:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master’s degree in Philosophy or related field from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 1
  2. Transcript 2