Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Collegiate Seminar (REMOTE SEM 103-03)

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Collegiate Seminar (REMOTE SEM 103-03)

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 28, 2021
Deadline: Jun 11, 2021 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 103 Western Tradition II, MWF 9:15 - 10:20 AM in Fall 2021

This class will be taught remotely if sufficient demand exists.

NOTE: This position is only open to instructors currently living in California.

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 103 Western Tradition II

Employing and building upon the strategies of critical thinking, critical reading, and shared inquiry learned in previous seminars, students will read, write about and discuss a selection of Renaissance, 17th, 18th and 19th-century texts from the Western tradition. The reading list is current but subject to modification.


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.


  • PhD in hand

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