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Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Tarrant County College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number N000036
Location Forth Worth, Texas, United States
Job description

Job summary


To assist students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate College resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules (morning, afternoon, evening and weekends) to accommodate diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations of College as assigned by designated supervisor
  • Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and service area
  • Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned
  • Prepares and delivers instruction to students
  • Actively pursues and participates in professional development activities to enhance skills in various modes of instruction and knowledge of learning
  • Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks
  • Prepares assignments
  • May compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments
  • Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
  • Maintains student attendance records
  • Evaluates student performance and learning
  • Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students
  • Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
  • Assists in District commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
  • Participates in TCC’s institutional effectiveness program including the preparation and evaluations of Student Outcomes Assessment Plans (SOAPs)
  • Accepts and participates in the necessary training to offer courses via varied delivery methods such as distance learning
  • Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses
  • Accepts and participates in the service mission of the college
  • May conduct research in particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals
  • Performs related duties such as advising students on academic and vocational curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations
  • Serves on campus and District committees
  • Performs basic student enrollment and recruitment functions, such as community outreach, support of student registration and student retention activities
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite 
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College (TCC) Institute
  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College


Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Eighteen (18) graduate hours in specialized field


Pay Rate Commensurate with education and experience


Location Northeast, Northwest, South, Southeast, Trinity River


Physical Demands


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Special Instructions Summary


While TCC lists both religion and philosophy courses under the same heading (PHIL), graduate degrees and course work in one area may not qualify an applicant to teach all classes under the PHIL heading. Applicants who have a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Religion should apply for posting: Adjunct Instructor, Religion, and applicants who have a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Philosophy are encouraged to apply for: Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy. Applicants with sufficient credit in both disciplines should apply for both postings.


This is a district wide pool position, it is important that you select a campus preference if you have one.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Application deadline April 18, 2013
Contact
Web address for more information https://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/1796
Contact email
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Time created September 24, 2012, 10:16pm EST
Scheduled expiry date January 22, 2013, 4:16pm CST
Expired on April 19, 2013, 11:06pm CST
Last updated April 20, 2013, 12:06am EST
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