Philosophy Adjunct Rolling Pool

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 2, 2023

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

The Department of Philosophy in the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University is recruiting a pool of applicants on an ongoing basis for adjunct teaching positions. The Department of Philosophy will consult the adjunct applicant pool and contact qualified applicants for interviews on an as needed basis. Applications will remain active until June 30, 2024. After that time, interested candidates must reapply to the pool. A link to philosophy course descriptions from VCU's Undergraduate Bulletin can be found at While it is possible for a teaching need to arise for any of our courses, it is more likely for the department to need adjunct instructors for our two general education courses, PHIL 201: Introduction to Ethics and PHIL 221: Critical Thinking.

Position Responsibilities:

Meet all designated course instruction guidelines; grade assignments and exams in a timely manner; respond to student inquiries within 24 hours; and submit final grades according to VCU policy.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Philosophy or a related field appropriate to the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Philosophy or in a related field appropriate to the position.

Demonstrated record of teaching experience at the university level, including online instruction.

Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment, or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Salary Range: $1,352 per credit hour beginning spring 2024 semester

Position Details:

Department: Philosophy
Employment Type: EX - Exempt Salaried Other
Restricted Status: No
FTE: .50
Exemption Status: Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Donald Smith

Contact Email:

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