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Instructor (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Rochester Community and Technical College

Job category Junior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Ethics, Bioethics, and Logic
AOC categories Logic
Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Rochester, Minnesota, United States
Job description

Rochester Community and Technical College seeks innovative instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to become part of a creative, vibrant, student-centered learning community. New faculty will practice contemporary teaching strategies, including learner outcome assessments and online instruction. Faculty participate in departmental and campus-wide matters to enhance their disciplines, promote interdisciplinary collaboration, and advance the college mission.  

Examples of Duties:

Teaching all levels of lower division philosophy courses including Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, Bioethics, and Logic.  The teaching assignment will include online courses.     

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Required Qualification(s):  Master’s degree in Philosophy or master’s degree in any field with 16 semester (24 quarter) graduate credits in Philosophy.  

Preferred Qualification(s):

  • Experience teaching lower division philosophy courses.
  • Experience and/or interest in teaching interactive, online or hybrid courses.
  • Experience teaching at a two year college.
  • Ability to assist the department in curriculum decisions and student assessment.
  • Ability to work as a productive team member in the Philosophy Department.
  • Record of active involvement on college committees and other initiatives.
  • Record of active engagement in professional development activities.
  • Background in diversity issues as related to teaching in the prescribed area(s). 

Supplemental Information: You must apply online and attach a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references in order to be considered for this position. Paper applications and resumes will not be considered.

Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) is a member of the Minnesota State College and University System, a public higher education system. RCTC has a rich tradition as Minnesota's oldest community college, established in 1915. Located in the third largest city in Minnesota, the college annually serves more than 7500 students in credit-based programs and approximately 3,000 in non-credit community, continuing and workforce education programs. RCTC combines the best in liberal arts, technical and lifelong learning offering more than 70 technical and transfer programs. RCTC is one of two institutions located at the University Center Rochester, a unique learning environment and educational partnership that includes Winona State University - Rochester Center. RCTC is a national leader in the quality movement using the Baldridge Performance Excellence Framework. RCTC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and accepted into the Academic Quality Improvement Project (AQIP). Visit our website at http://www.roch.edu for additional information.
Full-time, unlimited faculty work 171 days during a nine-month academic year and receive excellent benefits including health insurance (100% employer paid single premium or 90% employer paid family premium); life insurance; optional dental, short-and long-term disability and long-term care insurance; paid personal and sick leave; defined benefits and defined contribution (401(a) retirement plans); tuition waiver for employees and dependents; and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.

Under the collective bargaining agreement with the Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF), new faculty to the system receive a salary placement based on education and related experience after a job offer is accepted. The maximum salary at hire is $58,000 per academic year, depending on education and experience.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline November 26, 2012, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information http://www.roch.edu
Contact email
Time created October 22, 2012, 9:05pm EST
Scheduled expiry date November 26, 2012, 11:59pm CST
Expired on November 26, 2012, 11:59pm CST
Last updated October 27, 2012, 10:05pm EST
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