Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Collegiate Seminar (REMOTE, SEM 001-28)

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Nov 19, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time


Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Collegiate Seminar (REMOTE, SEM 001-28)

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Nov 18, 2020
Deadline: Dec 2, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description: Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.



Position Description

The Collegiate Seminar Program seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach:

Seminar 001 Critical Strategies and Great Questions at 1:15 PM - 2:50 PM TTH in Spring 2021

This course will be taught remotely.

In addition to teaching, instructors in the Collegiate Seminar Program are expected to hold regular office hours (a minimum of three hours a week) in order to provide students with support outside of the classroom. Instructors are also expected to participate in faculty development including workshops, class observations, and syllabus collaboration. Course design must follow the program's common syllabus, meeting the requirements described.

Course Description

Seminar 001 Critical Strategies and Great Questions

This first seminar develops the skills of critical thinking, critical reading and writing, and shared inquiry that are foundational to Collegiate Seminar. Students learn strategies for engaging with a diversity of texts, asking meaningful questions, and effectively participating in collaborative discussions. Reading and writing assignments are specifically designed to support students' gradual development of these strategies and skills..


Qualifications:
Minimum:

At least two years experience teaching lower-division GE courses, or similar courses in the applicant's home discipline as the instructor of record at SMC or equivalent courses at an accredited institution. Outside applicants (non-BUFM) must also submit evaluations, evidence of course development, and evidence of teaching excellence.

Preferred:

  • PhD in hand


To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/81239

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