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Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Philosophy, Santa Clara University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Biomedical Ethics
AOS categories Applied Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
AOC AOC Open, but the department has needs in Political Philosophy, Environmental Philosophy, Environmental Ethics, Neuroethics, Ethics in Science, Technology and/or Engineering, Logic, Philosophy of Race, Buddhist Philosophy and Indian Philosophy
AOC categories Asian Philosophy
Logic
Philosophy of Biology
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Philosophy of Computing
Philosophy of Social Science
Applied Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number FAC000650
Location Santa Clara, California, United States
Start date September 1, 2017
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applications for an Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer position (one-year, non-tenure-track) in Applied Ethics, specializing in Bioethics. Courses will include Ethical Issues in Medicine (lower-division). Other specific assignments will be made according to the academic qualifications of the individual and programmatic need. The successful candidate will teach 7-8 courses over the year, with at least two courses in each quarter, fall, winter and spring. Each quarter is 10 weeks long, with an 11th week set for final examinations.

Faculty responsibilities include (1) teaching and (2) service, as specified by the Santa Clara University Faculty Handbook (sec. 3.6.3.1). Duties include but are not limited to:
1. Planning and teaching at least one course per quarter and up to eight courses over the three quarters of the academic year in a manner that demonstrates a command of the discipline and skill in presenting it effectively. Courses that are approved for the University Core must be taught from an approved syllabus. The successful candidate may use a previously-approved syllabus or may work with the chair to design an appropriate syllabus for timely submission to the relevant University Faculty Core Curriculum Committee.
2. Fulfilling all responsibilities associated with assigned courses, including:
a. Conducting and appearing at all assigned class meetings in a timely and prepared way;
b. Assigning and evaluating assignments that align with the course description and course learning outcomes, and providing timely feedback to students;
c. Holding regular weekly office hours on campus;
d. Submitting student grades that are appropriate, accurate and fair measures of student performance to the Office of the Registrar (or to the lecture instructor, if applicable) by the designated deadline;
e. Administering numerical and narrative evaluations for all courses; 
f. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please submit the materials below to the PeopleAdmin system via the SCU Human Resources website at the indicated link. The application will include: 1. A cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, teaching philosophy and experience working with people of diverse cultures and identities 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Student evaluations of teaching and other evidence of teaching excellence 4. Samples of course syllabi taught or proposed 5. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts 6. Writing sample (may be dissertation chapter, or unpublished work) 7. Contact information for three letters of recommendation.
Web address to apply https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/5421
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: March 24, 2017, 12:00am PST

(applications under review)

Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information https://jobs.scu.edu/postings/5421
Contact name Shannon Vallor, Search Committee Chair
Contact email
Contact phone 408-554-5190
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Scheduled expiry date September 12, 2017, 8:39pm PST
Last updated February 27, 2017, 8:35am EST
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