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Adjunct Faculty - Philosophy / Humanities

Company: Ivy Tech Community College
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Adjunct Faculty - Philosophy / Humanities

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Job no: 500023

Work type: Adjunct Faculty

Location: Lafayette, IN

Categories: Other, Adjunct Faculty






General Description of Position:
Adjunct Faculty positions are temporary, part-time positions hired each semester on an as-needed basis. The adjunct faculty member will be responsible for creating a learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals; and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of common syllabi provided by the School. Humanities includes art history, music appreciation, theatre appreciation, and philosophy.


Major Responsibilities:

PROGRAM OPERATION: Perform all instructional duties necessary to teach and facilitate student learning in assigned classes. Provide syllabus appropriate to course(s) being taught to students and follows syllabus content and requirements. Maintain student attendance and grading records according to College policy as outlined in the Adjunct Handbook. Submits requested information within established timelines. STUDENTS: Is available to students outside scheduled class time to answer questions/provide assistance. Deal with student concerns and, if necessary, consult with program coordinator to resolve issues. INSTRUCTION: Meet all scheduled classes of contracted course(s). Use technology such as Blackboard, PowerPoint, etc. as appropriate. In event of emergency absence, notifies program/department chair. Conduct all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views. Promote same as an integral part of one's work.



Minimum Qualifications:
Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction, faculty credentials as outlined in the ASOM 7.1 as applicable to the specific area of instruction.
A qualified faculty member in art history is one who has an earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in art or art history, or a master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in art or art history.
A qualified faculty member in theatre is one who has an earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution in theatre or a master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in theatre-related courses.
A qualified faculty member in music is one who has an earned master's or higher degree in music, from a regionally accredited institution, or a master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in music.
A qualified faculty member is one who has an earned master's or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution in a humanities program or a master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in humanities.
A qualified faculty member in philosophy is one who has an earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in philosophy or a master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in philosophy-related courses.
A qualified faculty member in ethics is one who has a earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in philosophy, or a master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in philosophy or ethics.
Faculty with extensive graduate credits, but no graduate degree, can be determined to have met the requirement if the individual is ABD (All but Dissertation) or has amassed 45 graduate hour credits in a single program that meets the requirements specific to the course being taught.
Faculty with a master's degree in secondary education with a relevant concentration (such as mathematics) can be determined to have met the requirement if the individual has 12 graduate credits in the field and 12 undergraduate credits in the field at the 300 and 400 level. This applies to general education courses that are 100 level only.


Preferred Qualifications:



Other Requirements:

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.
In addition to the Lafayette campus, positions may also be available in Crawfordsville, Frankfort, Monticello, and Morocco. Please state the location(s) you are interested in teaching at in your cover letter.
Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview. Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.



Work Hours:
Day, evening and/or Saturday classes


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Advertised: 11 Aug 2021 US Eastern Daylight Time

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