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Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Ashford University

Job category Junior faculty / Contract type open
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location San Diego, California, United States
Job description

We are currently looking for remote faculty with a PhD in Philosophy. We invite candidates from both the Analytic and Continental Traditions who are committed to teaching philosophy to a diverse student body in the online modality. 

Position Summary:

The Assistant Professor-Remote position carries a teaching load of 30 credits/year and is a remote position. Non- teaching duties are detailed below:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides support to academic programs, academic discipline, and student success 
  • Participates in peer review and mentoring 
  • Participates in meetings (on site and virtual) as directed 
  • Maintains regular work hours coordinated with supervisor 
  • Maintains scheduled office hours for student support 
  • Engages in scholarly activities which may include publications, research, and/or presentations 
  • Participates in curriculum development, enhancement, and outcomes assessment activities 
  • Contributes to Program Review and accreditation activities 
  • Collaborates with other University departments to ensure a positive overall experience for all University students. 

Core Competencies:

  • Commitment to Mission: Aligns with the Core Values of Integrity, Ethics, and Service through behaviors that demonstrate a positive commitment to the customer and the organization. 
  • Communication: Aligns with the Core Values of Service through oral and written communication skills and internal/external relationships. 
  • Service: Encompasses the company’s core values of service; including service to the organization, customer community. 
  • Personal Planning: Aligns with personal accountability and responsibility. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication. 
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Experience with teaching adult learners preferred 
  • Online teaching experience 
  • Currently an associate faculty member in good standing at Ashford University 
  • Expertise in the area of instruction 
  • Career experience relevant to the area of expertise 


  • Must possess a PhD in Philosophy from a regionally accredited university.

Note: This opportunity of employment will require a completed pre-employment screening to be inclusive of, but not limited to: a criminal background investigation, a credit check investigation, verification of education credentials, verification of prior employment history and a professional reference check, with review prior to an offer of employment being extended. 

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Application deadline April 25, 2013
Web address for more information https://www.ashforduniversity.apply2jobs.com/ProfE...
Contact email
Time created October 5, 2012, 7:17pm EST
Scheduled expiry date February 2, 2013
Expired on April 26, 2013, 9:06pm PST
Last updated April 27, 2013, 12:06am EST
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