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Faculty - Philosophy

College of Arts and Humanities, Minerva Schools at KGI

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Contract type open
AOS Open, but candidate must be capable of teaching in the Ethics, Philosophy, and the Law track.
AOC Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy
AOC categories Ethics
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Remote work
Organization based in San Francisco, California, United States
Start date August 1, 2018
Job description

We are currently appointing faculty to teach undergraduate courses in the humanities beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. We welcome applications from people at all career stages (e.g., Assistant, Associate and full Professor levels). Our courses are broad, and we are especially interested in applicants with degrees in philosophy.

The Minerva Schools at KGI (the Keck Graduate Institute) prepare students to become innovators and global leaders in a wide variety of disciplines. Our aim is to reinvent higher education at every level, from how we define the curriculum to how we teach. All Minerva classes are seminars, not lecture courses, and use active learning to help students learn to think critically and creatively as well as to communicate and interact effectively with others. Students live together in residence halls, traveling to 7 different cities over their four undergraduate years of studyWe teach using the Minerva Active Learning Forum, a web-based platform that supports real-time, synchronous seminars (ranging from 15-19 students) with high levels of student-faculty interaction. The majority of our students are undergraduates pursuing four-year degrees.

You are a good fit for a Minerva faculty position if you are eager to join one of the most innovative institutions in higher education today. As a student-centric program, we focus on learning outcomes, small interactive class sessions, and deep engagement between faculty and students, with feedback given in both directions. Because all classes are taught on our technology platform, you have complete flexibility to teach at Minerva via computer from any geographic location where there are good internet connections. Students live and study in many global cities, so teaching days and hours often fall outside the range of a typical business day.

Please see our website for more information about Minerva’s course offerings in Arts and Humanities.

We plan to begin interviews in January, so please submit materials before December 20 to ensure their consideration. Positions will remain open until filled.

How to apply
Application type Online
Instructions
Please submit all materials on Interfolio using the provided link.
Web address to apply http://apply.interfolio.com/46488
Email to apply
Deadline for full consideration: December 20, 2017, 5:00pm PST
Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Contact
Web address for more information http://www.minerva.kgi.edu
Contact name Kara Gardner
Contact email
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Time created November 14, 2017, 8:57am EST
Scheduled expiry date June 1, 2018, 4:45pm PST
Last updated November 14, 2017, 8:57am EST
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