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Philosophy/Religious Studies Faculty

Languages, Chandler-Gilbert Community College not BA-granting

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Philosophy & Religious Studies (Dual)
AOC Philosophy and Religious Studies
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 314396
Location Chandler, Arizona, United States
Start date 2021
Job description

Job Title Philosophy/Religious Studies
Job ID 314396
Location Chandler-Gilbert Comm College
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

The position will open on August 17, 2020.

Please apply for this position at https://jobs.maricopa.edu/psc/PMCP3J/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&Page=HRS_CAREERS_FL

no earlier than August 17, 2020. 

Salary Range

$44,897 - $86,519/annually, DOE

Grade

001

Work Calendar

9 Months

Maricopa Summary

Looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college studentsevery year? Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Come join our team at one of the largest community college systems in the country. Named one of the best mid-sized employers in the nation, which was the only educational institution ranked in Arizona in 2017. In 2018, “The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has been named No. 19 on Forbes magazine’s first-ever “America’s Best Employers for Women”, ranking MCCCD among 300 employers across the nation. MCCCD is the fourth-highest ranked educational institution and the only Arizona-based employer named on the list.” 2019 Maricopa is named No. 42 in "Arizona's Best Employers".

Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the National Science Foundation to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).

Whether you’re teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa!

Job Summary

The Philosophy/Religious Studies Faculty will provide instruction in both Philosophy courses and Religious Studies courses in alignment with CGCC’s college goals and learner-centered instructional philosophy to a diverse student population. He or she will use multiple methods and modalities of instruction, assessment and appropriate technologies to engage students and promote student success. He or she will demonstrate a commitment to rigorous curriculum, innovative strategies for teaching and learning, collaboration, service excellence, and professional development, as well as an understanding of the importance of and appreciation for diversity.

Essential Functions

-Supervises, instructs, evaluates, and monitors learning of a diverse population of students in classroom, online, or field settings using a variety of learning strategies such as cooperative learning, service learning, instructional technology, or other as appropriate. Reviews, revises, and develops curriculum. Is available on campus to support and mentor adjunct faculty.

-Maintains office hours to assist and advise students; actively participates in service to the college that contributes to the support of student learning; service includes involvement in district-wide, campus and departmental committees, activities, and initiatives; develops and enhances knowledge of subject matter taught and individual skills required to stay current with new trends and developments in the field, including attendance at conferences, courses, seminars, and/or workshops.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A master’s degree in Philosophy AND
  2. Master's degree in Religious Studies OR Master's degree in any teaching field with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in Religious Studies or courses that relate to the development of religion and religious history within such fields as Philosophy, Theology, Anthropology, History, or Sociology.

The candidate must have evidence of knowledge of diverse religious traditions. Knowledge of diverse religious traditions is defined as a working knowledge of at least five of the following: a) Hinduism, b) Buddhism, c) Taoism or Confucianism, d) Judaism, e) Christianity, f) Islam, g) African traditions, h) Asian/Pacific traditions, i) North American Indian traditions. Knowledge of at least five of these diverse religious traditions must be demonstrated in any one or more of the following ways:

1.  Graduate course work at a regionally accredited college or university to include 3 comparative courses (at least 9 semester credits) or 9 semester credits in Non-Western Religions and 9 semester credits in Western Religions and/or

2.  Previous teaching experience at a regionally accredited college or university which could be 4 courses of one religion or 4 courses of comparative religion* *(Mysticism, Comparative Religion, Women and Religion and Comparative Ritual) and/or

3. Publishing at least one article or chapter in religion through academically peer reviewed journals or standard academic publishing companies (for example: McGraw-Hill, Prentice-Hall.

 3. EDU 250-Teaching and Learning in the Community College-or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire.

Desired Qualifications

  1. PhD in Philosophy
  2. PhD in Theology/Religious studies
  3. Experience teaching Philosophy and/or Theology/Religious studies in the past five years in a higher education setting
  4. Experience using a diverse set of effective learning strategies and emerging technologies in instruction
  5. Experience with teaching in multiple modalities (face-to-face, online, hybrid, and/or learning communities)
  6. Experience with Learning Management Systems (Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, etc.)

Special Working Conditions

  • Depending on the needs of the department, may be required to teach: evening and/or weekend classes
  • 8- and/or 16-week classes
  • face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid format classes learning communities
  • May require work at multiple campuses.
  • May require lifting up to 25 pounds and pushing up to 75 pounds.

How to Apply

Only applications with unofficial transcripts, resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and cover letter addressing how the applicant meets the stated qualifications will be considered. If your master’s degree is not in the teaching field, then please list the 18 graduate semester hours completed in the teaching field in your application materials.

MCCCD accepts unofficial transcripts for U.S. schools at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are submitted as an attachment to the application. Transcripts from non U.S. institutions must be translated/evaluated and provided with application material.

Posting Close Date

Please apply on or before September 14, 2020 to ensure consideration within the first review, additional reviews, if necessary, will be held bi-weekly.

EEO Information

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please go to jobs.maricopa.edu website, on the search field please type in job ID#314396 and click Apply. You will be prompted to create an account and go through the application process. Please make sure you submit your resume/CV, cover letter, unofficial transcripts to be considered for this position. Please note this job opportunity will open on August 17, 2020. If you try to apply earlier, you will not be able to find the posting on the website. Please apply no earlier than August 17, 2020. How to Apply Only applications with unofficial transcripts, resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), and cover letter addressing how the applicant meets the stated qualifications will be considered. If your master’s degree is not in the teaching field, then please list the 18 graduate semester hours completed in the teaching field in your application materials. MCCCD accepts unofficial transcripts for U.S. schools at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are submitted as an attachment to the application. Transcripts from non U.S. institutions must be translated/evaluated and provided with application material. Posting Close Date Please apply on or before September 14, 2020 to ensure consideration within the first review, additional reviews, if necessary, will be held bi-weekly. EEO Information Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.
Web address to apply https://jobs.maricopa.edu/psc/PMCP3J/EMPLOYEE/HRMS...
Deadline for full consideration: September 14, 2020, 11:59am MST

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This position may start in the Spring 2021 or Fall 2021 depending on the recruitment process.

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