Adjunct Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Job description

Job no: 493955
Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Student Services

Posting Job Title

Adj Faculty Humanities


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Adjunct Faculty

Number of openings


Job Summary

The Adjunct Assistant Professor, in the department of Philosophy and Religion is expected to teach Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, and Logic and Critical Thinking. Other duties expected of part-time faculty, include being able to meet with students, developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes, and other duties as assigned. This position will be available to teach face-to-face starting in the fall of 2021, with potential for teaching in spring 2021. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face-to-face (day or evening), online, or using teleconference software like Zoom. Teaching assignments are subject to change as needed.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Philosophy OR Master's degree and 18 graduate credit hours in philosophy and related experience
Demonstrated ability to teach Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics and Critical Thinking
College level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Philosophy
Demonstrated expertise in Philosophy
Demonstrated knowledge of academic culture
Demonstrated successful teaching at the college level
Community college teaching experience

Required application documents

Resume and cover letter

Hours per Week

Varies depending on department need

Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department need

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

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Advertised: 30 Mar 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 12 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time




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Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time