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Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Regis University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Philosophy, humanities, and other areas of specialization
AOC Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Denver, Colorado, United States
Start date 08/01/2019
Job description

Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Regis University


Northwest Denver Campus

Position Type: Faculty

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Requested Start Date for this Position: 08/01/2019 - 1 month to go

Campus Location: Northwest Denver Campus

Full-time or Part-time: Full time

Job Summary: This is a full-time, ranked (non-tenure-track) 12 month faculty position in the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies with the possibility of a renewable contract and opportunities for promotion.

The faculty member will teach courses, mostly online, in philosophy, humanities, and other areas of specialization as needed. The contract requires nine courses annually in the Liberal Arts Department in the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies with the possibility of course release for additional responsibilities (where required), including but not limited to: scheduling courses, orientation and workshop presentations, degree evaluations, student mentoring, providing administrative support to affiliate faculty, providing problem-solving strategies related to teaching and course issues and concerns, collaborative teamwork within CCLS and the Liberal Arts Department, curriculum planning and teaching, and writing/revising curriculum. This position also includes recruiting, assessing and mentoring affiliate faculty, and other administrative duties as assigned.


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Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

This faculty member teaches online and classroom courses; works with the Liberal Arts Chair to coordinate and lead activities related to curriculum revision, including the creation of development teams and other associated activities; works with the Liberal Arts Chair to recruit assess, and mentor new affiliate faculty; represents the Liberal Arts program with marketing/new student enrollment initiatives; participates/co-leads in the assessment of curriculum and learning activities for the Liberal Arts program and Regis University; participates in and leads program development efforts on behalf of the Liberal Arts program; serves on CCLS and University committees and participates in Regis and CCLS efforts to further the mission and objectives of the University in service to students, alumni, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders; pursues scholarship and participates in faculty development; and performs other relevant duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

The CCLS Faculty member must have the following: (1) A Ph.D. in Philosophy from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association or evaluated as a non-US equivalent Ph.D.; (2) Area of Specialization (AOS): Open, but must be able to teach Core courses including, but not limited to: Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, and Critical Thinking; (3) Experience teaching adult students and online teaching experience; and (4) Knowledge of and experience with adult pedagogy and practice.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated teaching ability at the undergraduate level; experience in working in groups/teams to accomplish joint projects/goals; excellent oral and written communication skills; and skill with Microsoft Office programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Candidates will also have: (1) Area of Competence (AOC): Philosophy of Religion or Environmental Philosophy; (2) Experience in curriculum development, especially online curriculum development; (3) A demonstrated ability to incorporate Ignatian values within teaching practice; and (4) Outstanding student evaluations.

Work Schedule:

8:30am - 5:00pm

Monday - Friday

FTE: 1.00

Pay Rate: Salary commensurate with education and experience

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/1503975.

Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: "How ought we to live?" Regis University's Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.

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How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://apptrkr.com/1503975
Hard deadline July 31, 2019, 12:00am MST
Web address for more information http://regis.edu/
Time created June 19, 2019, 11:38am EST
Scheduled expiry date July 31, 2019, 12:00am MST
Last updated June 21, 2019, 12:37pm EST
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