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Adjunct - Philosophy

Husson University
Maine, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Oct 21, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Type Part-Time
Job Number 00055
Division Adjunct
Closing Continuous
Opening 05/25/2022
Academic Year No
Location Bangor, ME
Department S & H (1161)


Teaching courses fall and spring semesters in ethics and introductory philosophy in a classroom setting or online.
Assisting and supporting students beyond the classroom by holding regular or virtual office hours.
Working collegially with other faculty in the area to develop and use common syllabi, course materials, and assessment methods.
Using instructional technology, especially the Canvas LMS, Husson G-Suite applications, the efaculty portal, and Examplify.
Assessing and reporting student performance.
Attending and participating in faculty meetings, retreats, and trainings as needed.
Following the policies and procedures set forth the Husson University Faculty Handbook and other institutional documents.

Examples of Duties

Education: Master’s Degree in Philosophy, Ethics, or closely related field; Ph.D. preferred.
Experience: Evidence of effective teaching in philosophy. Demonstrated dedication to improving classroom teaching, exploring new methods, and adapting to student needs.
Demonstrated ability to work well as a part of a team.

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:
• Effectively communicate with students and other faculty
• Read and interpret
• Exhibit emotional control and stability
• Mastery of appropriate computer operation skills, learning management system (Canvas)
• Use telephone, email and other university communications systems
• Operate a copier, printer, television, and projector

Typical Qualifications

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Agency Husson University
Address 1 College Circle Bangor, Maine, 04401 Bangor, ME, 04401


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