Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy

Employer
Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Location
Port Arthur, TX

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Philosophy & Religion
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Security Sensitive Statement:

Positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy

Is this an Adjunct Position:

Yes

Position Number:

800017-Philosophy

Posting Number:

201500075FAC

Start Date:

09/10/2018

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions To Applicants:

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. An incomplete application will not be considered. Your application is not complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the application process. Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.
The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.

LSCPA’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Reportis provided in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC § 1092(f), 34 CFR 668.46).
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
EEO/AA

Job Summary:

Adjunct teaching position to teach Philosophy courses. The courses are traditionally taught in the day, evening, and/or online. Locations for classes include Port Arthur campus, dual-enrollment, Early College High School, and correctional facilities. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Masters degree in Philosophy is required or a Masters degree with 18 hours of graduate work in Philosophy.
Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff embers in a professional manner.
Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, pull, and carry objects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience at a 2 year college or university in the subject area.

Salary:

$2,200 per 3 SCH

Work Hours:

Varies. May include day, evening, and/or online

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://lamarpa.peopleadmin.com/postings/1409

Essential Job Functions:

Provide quality and innovative instruction while working independently in the classroom.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain current knowledge and expertise in the subject area of teaching responsibility.

Essential Job Functions:

Commitment to the development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum-based ACGM outcomes, and Core Curriculum outcomes.

Essential Job Functions:

Complete all necessary paperwork within required timeframes.

Essential Job Functions:

Attend faculty meetings and professional development as required.

Essential Job Functions:

Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain ethical and professional behavior.

Essential Job Functions:

Follow established college policies and procedures.

Minimum Requests:

3

Maximum Requests:

3

Organization

Working at Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Lamar State College - Port Arthur, a member of The Texas State University System, is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality and affordable instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The College embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.

Located in Port Arthur, an industrial and cultural center of Southeast Texas, the college offers freshman- and sophomore-level work in numerous academic and technical/vocational fields. The campus sits between the 1,000 and 1,800 blocks of Procter Street and Lakeshore Drive.

The city has modern public schools, churches, shopping districts and recreation areas serving a community of approximately 70,000 persons. Principal area industries are oil refining, chemical production, shipping and shipbuilding. The metropolitan area, known as the Golden Triangle, includes the cities of Beaumont, Orange, Vidor, Port Neches, Nederland, Groves and Bridge City. All lie within 25 miles of Port Arthur and form the heart of the upper Texas Gulf Coast where approximately 350,000 live.

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