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Urgent Fall 2022 Adjunct @ GWU: "Origins and Evolution of Modern Thought" (EXPIRED)

University Honors Program, The George Washington University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Location Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States
Start date August 30, 2022
Job description

The University Honors Program at the George Washington University urgently seeks a temporary part-time instructor for Fall 2022 (the course begins on August 30, 2022). 

Instructor Qualifications: PhD or ABD

Course: Honors 1015 - Origins and Evolution of Modern Thought

Class Meetings: Tuesday/Thursday 1:00 - 2:15pm and Thursday 2:30 - 3:20pm

Enrollment: 15-18 undergraduates

Location: Mount Vernon Campus, 2100 Foxhall Rd, NW, Washington DC 20007

Salary: $5,000

Course Description: This is a course for first-year University Honors Program students at GWU. The course immerses students in an exploration of significant exemplars, milestones and developments of human thought, studying foundational thought and texts of the ancient world. There is much flexibility within the topic, provided the course engages students in critical thinking by discussing and debating fundamental and enduring questions of the human condition that have been posed by key thinkers. 

Course Format: This discussion-based seminar is writing intensive, with required drafts and student peer review.

Expectations: Instructors are expected to challenge our excellent students while also providing a supportive and caring environment in which every member of our diverse student body feels welcome.

Questions from interested candidates should be directed to Dr. Bethany Cobb Kung, Director of the University Honors Program ([email protected]). While our need is most urgent for Fall 2022, similar positions may be available in future semesters, so please email if you would be interested in being contacted about future opportunities. 

How to apply
Application type Email
To apply, please send a CV and any recent teaching evaluations to Dr. Bethany Cobb Kung, Director of the University Honors Program ([email protected]).
Email to apply
Hard deadline August 19, 2022, 11:59pm MST
Web address for more information https://honorsprogram.gwu.edu/
Contact name Bethany Cobb Kung
Contact email
Time created August 10, 2022, 8:25pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date August 19, 2022, 11:59pm MST
Expired on August 21, 2022, 12:46am MST
Last updated August 21, 2022, 7:46am UTC
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An adjunct is needed to fill in for the last-minute cancelation of another instructor.