Adjunct - Philosophy
- Husson University
- Bangor, ME
- Faculty Jobs
- Arts & Humanities, Philosophy & Religion
- Position Type
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
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.Examples of Duties
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
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.
Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.
We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.
We have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)
Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.
Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.
And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.
If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.
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