Bentley University Adjunct Lecturer, Philosophy in Waltham, Massachusetts
Summary of Position:
The Philosophy Department is searching for adjunct instructors to teach daytime or evening sections of Problems of Philosophy (PH 101) in the upcoming Fall and Spring semesters.
Problems of Philosophy is a required course in Bentley’s general education core curriculum. Students are required to learn the basic elements of ethics; other elements of the course design are up to the instructor. In addition to the usual teaching duties (e.g., lecturing, facilitating discussion, grading), instructors are expected to respond to student inquiries and hold office hours (at least one hour per week). Information about the Department can be found here: http://www.bentley.edu/academics/departments/philosophy.
Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions. Candidates’ materials will remain on file and will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.
Candidates must have at least an M.A. in Philosophy. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Philosophy or relevant terminal degree.
In addition to the usual teaching duties (e.g., lecturing, facilitating discussion, grading), instructors are expected to respond to student inquiries and hold office hours (at least one hour per week).
Posting #: FY1611213
In your cover letter, please specify your availability to teach.
Names and contact information for two references are required upon application. Bentley will contact these references for letters of recommendation for candidates moving forward in the process.
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.