Philosophy Adjunct Instructor

University Center, MI
Aug 08, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Delta College Career Opportunities

Position Information

Position TitlePhilosophy Adjunct InstructorEmployee GroupFacultyDivision/DepartmentPhilosophyStatus

Adjunct Faculty for Fall/Winter Semesters

Position Summary Information

Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions

Are you interested in positively impacting students’ lives? We are seeking collaborative, energetic, and innovative adjunct instructors for the Arts and Letters Division who are committed to student retention and success. Instructors are responsible for establishing and promoting an effective learning environment to maximize student learning. Instructors may be assigned to teach introductory and general courses in traditional classroom and/or blended/hybrid settings as needed in the Arts and Letters Division at Delta College.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teach one to three Philosophy courses per semester, up to 12 credit hours.
  • Ability to teach in a variety of formats, including incorporating online learning systems
  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in associate degree level teaching for student success.
  • Understanding of and ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Use of email, internet-based resources, and common Office software
  • Understanding of ADA requirements and willingness to create accessible materials
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Understanding Delta Mission/Vision/Values
Required Qualifications


  • Minimum of Master’s degree in Philosophy from an accredited institution of higher education by time of hire; area of specialization should be in applied or professional ethics
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Additional Experiences Considered


  • College teaching experience at the introductory level
  • Experience with dual enrolled students
Application Deadline

Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and professional certifications or licenses.

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Professional Certifications or Licensures