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Philosophy Adjunct Faculty (EXPIRED)

Departments of Economics, Government, History, Union County College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Part time
Vacancies 1
Location Cranford, New Jersey, United States
Job description

Terms of Employment: Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required. May be assigned to one or more campuses to teach. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies. 

General Description: Faculty member's responsibilities shall be teaching courses as assigned, student advisement, assistance with registration, participation on College and Departmental committees, involvement in professional development activities, and other items as specified in the AFT Contract. 

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Teaches assigned courses in accordance with description published in catalog and the approved course outline, in accordance with schedule of classes and incorporating alternative approaches, technologies and methods when possible.
  • Meets all scheduled class meetings and all schedule office hours.
  • Advises Department Chairperson of absences in a timely manner.
  • Maintains accurate grade and attendance records for students enrolled in classes and submits required reports to Department Chairperson and/or Student Records Office.
  • Able to travel to various clinical site as needed for student assessment.
  • Cooperates with Department Chairperson in developing and revising courses of study and curricula.
  • Incorporates an appreciation of diverse lifestyles, cultures and national perspectives into courses.
  • Submits progress reports on students for counseling and record keeping purposes and discusses with counselors and other appropriate personnel any problems of students which may require special attention.
  • Advises students and/or performs special assigned duties related to registration. Serves as faculty advisor to students and provides for interaction with students outside the classroom environment.
  • Engages in assessment of leaning outcomes and demonstrates the use of the results of these assessments in course planning.
  • Specifies competency-based student outcomes as the objectives of all courses.

Plans in advance to ensure availability of supplies, textbooks, and classroom equipment requisite to successful teaching of assigned classes.

  • Incorporates the use of the library into courses, uses writing as an instructional method, and utilizes computing and other academic technologies in courses when possible.
  • Engages in continual professional development activities as specified by the appropriate academic officer.
  • Adheres to professional standards of conduct.
  • Represents the College to the community.
  • Adheres to College policies and procedures.
  • Perform other activities/tasks as assigned by the Department Chair.

Education Requirements: Master's Degree in Philosophy required. 

Competencies and Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated mastery of subject matter or discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and evaluate undergraduate students.
  • Knowledge of competency-based education.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • This position's duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.
  • Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Some travel required.

Union County College is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to maintaining an academic and work environment for students, faculty and staff which is conducive to the achievement of educational and career goals on the basis of ability and performance, and which is free of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or marital status.

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Hard deadline June 20, 2013, 7:06pm EST
Web address for more information https://ucc.peopleadmin.com/postings/323
Contact email
Time created November 27, 2012, 9:21pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 27, 2013, 5:21pm EST
Expired on June 22, 2013, 12:06am EST
Last updated June 22, 2013, 12:06am EST
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