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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.
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
Master’s degree in Philosophy or a related field appropriate to the
Ph.D. in Philosophy or in a related field appropriate to the
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
Employment Type: EX - Exempt Salaried Other
Restricted Status: No
Exemption Status: Exempt