Visiting Assistant Professor - Honors College

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor

Honors College


The Honors College at Adelphi University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of undergraduate Honors courses beginning Fall 2021. Instructors will teach two (2) 4-credit sections of Modern Condition, a two-semester intellectual history sequence. We seek applicants who have completed a Ph.D. in intellectual history, philosophy, cultural studies, critical theory or an equivalent field with relevant teaching expertise to oversee undergraduate students in the Honors College.

Title Position Reports To: Dean, Honors College

  1. The candidate will teach two sections of the first-year student intellectual history course entitled Modern Condition. Classes will meet in person on the Garden City campus. The course is a two-semester sequence and the instructor will teach in the fall and spring.

  1. Applicants should have demonstrated research and teaching expertise in the field of intellectual history, philosophy, cultural studies, critical theory or another analytical humanities-grounded discipline.
  2. A Ph.D. in history, philosophy, or a relevant field is required at the time of appointment.
  3. Experience teaching undergraduates is essential.
  4. Courses are writing intensive, and the instructor must be a dedicated teacher of writing.

  1. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references.
  2. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by March 15, 2021 but applicant reviews will continue until the position is filled.
  3. Direct inquiries to Dean Susan Dinan,


Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving almost 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers more than 60 undergraduate programs, more than 65 master's degree and doctoral programs, and more than 35 certificate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 116,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 43 states and 64 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

Adelphi University's Honors College recruits intellectually ambitious students from a broad range of backgrounds and develops their ability to think critically as well as to read, write, speak, and research across disciplines. The Honors College continues to develop its curriculum to highlight anti-racist and anti-sexist texts and themes. The Honors College is committed to having a diverse and inclusive faculty, and thus especially welcomes applications from women, minorities, and historically disadvantaged groups.
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