Asst. Prof. of Philosophy

Description/Job Summary

Baltimore City Community College is searching for an Instructor/Assistant Professor in Philosophy. This position requires expertise in teaching ancient and modern philosophy, critical thinking, and/or applied logic courses. The selected candidate will teach 15 credit hours per semester. Responsibilities include maintaining scheduled office hours; developing and revising curriculum; training faculty in new curriculum as needed; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; participating in college, division, and department meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face to face (day or evening), hybrid or online, and are subject to change as needed.

Responsibilities/Duties
  • Contributes to the overall achievement of the college’s mission and goals through effective instruction and classroom management.
  • Plans and prepares for assigned instructional courses.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of content and pedagogy.
  • Develops instructional outcomes and appropriate evaluation methods that align with course and program outcomes.
  • Maintain data to support the student learning and outcome assessment process.
  • Creates and maintain an environment of rapport and respect.
  • Clearly establish expectations for learning and achievement.
  • Maintain up-to-date accurate records on attendance and student progress.
  • Make referrals to college resources available to provide services or assistance to students.
  • Provide guidance to students for academic planning.
  • Engages in the college community for intra-professional networking and professional development.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field of expertise basing current instructional practice on recent evidence.
  • Communicate learning expectations.
  • Varies teaching techniques and incorporate current technologies.
  • Provide students with written and oral feedback.
  • Engages in self-assessment of teaching practices and professional development needs.
  • Keep all classes and office hours for the required amount of time set forth by the college and maintain good classroom management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Philosophy or related field.
  • Three years of experience teaching in a college setting.
  • Familiarity with Canvas or another learning management system (LMS).
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. Degree in Philosophy.
  • Five years of teaching in a college setting, preferably community college experience.
  • Experience with teaching duel enrollment students.

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