Affiliated (Part-Time) Faculty Contemporary Ethics and Narrative
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The Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary
Studies at Emerson College is accepting CVs for candidates who
could teach one or more philosophy course(s). Classes for the Fall
2021 semester begin August 31, 2021.
Philosophy courses fulfill the Ethics and Values
Emerson's distributional requirements. These courses challenge
students to articulate the foundations of their beliefs and
judgments, and those of others, by subjecting these value
commitments to critical analysis. Critical analysis affords the
possibility of making more mature and informed judgments. Student
Learning Outcomes include:
Identify more clearly assumptions about matters of value. Increase
ability to make reasoned arguments leading to value judgments.
Improve understanding of how value commitments determine the way we
see ourselves and the world. Sharpen ability to identify and
critically assess systems of reasoning concerning matters of
Below are course descriptions for open sections of PH 200
and PH 210 Narrative Ethics.
PH 200 Contemporary Ethics
analyses/arguments to better understand contemporary issues. These
may include abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, affirmative
action, transgender rights, and others. PH 200 is capped at 35
PH 210 Narrative Ethics
provides an overview of
classical and modern approaches to ethical theory using examples
from fiction and film to show how ethical theories can be applied.
The course connects abstract theory with "real life" through
storytelling and story analysis to understand and evaluate moral
issues. PH 210 is capped at 35 students.
For the Fall 2021 term Emerson College is planning to return to
in-person teaching, and the above courses each meet twice a week
for 1 hour and 45 minutes. PH 200 Contemporary Ethics
scheduled for Monday/Wednesday from 6-9:45 pm. PH 210 Narrative
is scheduled for Monday/Wednesday from
The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively
with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Emerson
College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing
engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the
co-curriculum, and in the college's intellectual, social, cultural,
and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of
inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional
excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects
of institutional activities. Therefore, we strongly encourage
applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their
teaching, research and service that they can contribute to our
excellence in this area.
All interested are required to submit a cover letter, including
detail of which course(s) is/are the most suitable, CV, statement
on teaching diverse curricular and to diverse audiences, and
evidence of teaching effectiveness. A Ph.D. in Philosophy (granted
by the August 31st start date) is strongly preferred. Graduate
students with ABD status will also be considered.
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