Adjunct Instructor in Philosophy

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Adjunct Instructor in Philosophy



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Job Description Summary:

The primary responsibility of all faculty of the University is the scholarly teaching of students in the courses and sections that are assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching courses fall and spring semesters in ethics and introductory philosophy in a classroom setting or online
Assisting and supporting students beyond the classroom by holding regular or virtual office hours
Working collegially with other faculty in the area to develop and use common syllabi, course materials, and assessment methods
Using instructional technology, especially the Canvas LMS, Husson G-Suite applications, the efaculty portal, and Examplify
Assessing and reporting student performance
Attending and participating in faculty meetings, retreats, and trainings as needed.
Following the policies and procedures set forth the Husson University Faculty Handbook and other institutional documents.

Education and Experience:

Education: Master’s Degree in Philosophy, Ethics, or closely related field; Ph.D. preferred.
Experience: Evidence of effective teaching in philosophy. Demonstrated dedication to improving classroom teaching, exploring new methods, and adapting to student needs.
Demonstrated ability to work well as a part of a team.
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:
• Effectively communicate with students and other faculty
• Read and interpret
• Exhibit emotional control and stability
• Mastery of appropriate computer operation skills, learning management system (Canvas)
• Use telephone, email and other university communications systems
• Operate a copier, printer, television, and projector

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit your Academic CV and a brief letter of interest.
Include the names and contact information for at least three academic references

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Posted: 7/25/2020
Application Due: 7/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time