Limited Term Lecturer in Philosophy – Non Tenure Track (Faculty)

Milledgeville, Georgia, United States
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Limited Term Lecturer in Philosophy – Non Tenure Track (Faculty)  

Primary Purpose of Position: To meet the academic and instructional needs of students in the core curriculum and the major. Based on student enrollment, future demand and University goals.

Teach in the core curriculum, including several sections of Survey of Philosophy in Area C of the Core curriculum and one upper-level Philosophy course. The ability to teach a core-level course, Introduction to Black Studies would be a plus.

For details about courses that are included in the first part of Area C, including Survey of Philosophy and Introduction to Black Studies, see http://catalog.gcsu.edu/en/2014-2015/Undergraduate-Catalog/Core-Curriculum/Area-C-Humanities-Ethics-and-Fine-Arts-6-semester-hours

– Teach Survey of Philosophy and other courses offered by the department. – Contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum such as teaching topical first-year (GC1Y) or second-year (GC2Y) seminar courses

All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non‐majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Teaching load will cover a 5/5 distribution for Fall and Spring semesters in the first part of Area C of the Core curriculum.

Engage in professional activity such as attending conferences or scholarly publication in order to stay current in the field.

-Serve as an ambassador for the Philosophy, Religion and Liberal Studies program; -Attend lectures and events hosted by the PALS; -Encourage student participation and attendance in lectures and events hosted by PALS.

The Philosophy and Liberal Studies program at Georgia College is committed to critical inquiry incorporating domestic, global, gender and sexual diversity. Successful candidates will need to show a demonstrated ability to incorporate diverse perspectives in their classroom.

Additionally, the department is interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Minimum Requirements:  PhD in Philosophy; Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials))

Preferences:  Strong communication skills. Successful higher education teaching experience. Ability to teach writing intensive classes. Ability to teach discussion intensive classes.

Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College’s Liberal Arts mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship.

In keeping with the University’s mission we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

How to apply

To learn more about this position or to submit an application please visit:

http://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/5647