Skip to main content

Philosophy Faculty, 10 - month

Community College of Baltimore County
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 14, 2023

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Philosophy
Employment Type
Full Time

Class Description

The Community College of Baltimore County transforms lives by providing and accessible, affordable, and high-quality education that prepares students for transfer and career success, strengthens the regional workforce and enriches our community. We invite candidates to apply who will work with us to continually improve the CCBC experience.

CCBC has been ranked as one of the best places to work by Top Work Places and has continually maintained a strong state and national reputation. Please see: for more information about CCBC and our student population.

The CCBC Philosophy Program anticipates the need for an individual to prepare and teach introductory courses in Philosophy to first- and second-year students. Introductory courses include Introduction to Philosophy, Ethics, Critical Thinking, and Introduction to World Religions. Full-time faculty are required to teach 15 credit hours per semester, maintain at least one office hour per week for each course taught, remain active and current in their field, participate in college committees, and perform other duties as assigned. Additionally, full-time faculty are required to participate with program faculty in developing, evaluating, and managing courses and curricula, and to collaborate effectively with discipline colleagues and with those from other disciplines, and seek continuous improvement in teaching methodology and student success. Faculty are also encouraged to participate in program coordination and related administrative duties. This position will likely involve teaching at more than one campus.

Minimum Requirements


Master’s degree in Philosophy.


Two years teaching and/or experience working with non-traditional and diverse student populations preferred. Experience serving as program coordinator or involvement in related administrative experience preferred. Experience utilizing classroom technology and learning management systems preferred. Experience integrating diverse philosophical theories and thinkers into instruction preferred. Experience organizing and moderating student activities preferred. Prior college teaching experience preferred.

For best consideration, please apply by January 7, 2024.

Class Specific Essential Duties

  1. Facilitate and support student learning by developing and providing clear and effective instruction using traditional and technology-based instruction.
  2. Meet all classes as assigned during instructional periods. Basic teaching load is 15 contact hours each week.
  3. Communicate effectively with students by disseminating academic information including syllabi and academic policies, and by responding to e-mails and phone calls from students in a timely manner.
  4. Provide opportunities to meet with students (Office hours) at least one hour each week for scheduled or unscheduled meetings for each three credits of teaching contact hours.
  5. Provide effective and appropriate assessment with prompt qualitative and quantitative feedback.
  6. Keep instructional materials and student work organized and accessible. Maintain Learning Management System, providing students access to syllabi, grades and other supplemental course material.
  7. Support students and other college units and comply with relevant state and federal laws (nominate tutors, write letters of recommendation, refer students to counseling, assist students with special needs, suggest library purchases, help resolve registration issues, maintain student privacy).
  8. Collaborate with colleagues in ongoing curricular development including content update, curricular alignment, consistent assessment practices, and record keeping.
  9. Collaborate with staff by completing and submitting reports and documentation in a timely manner.
  10. Attend and participate in committee, departmental, College, and School meetings.
  11. Provide College and Community Service through collegial and individual initiatives.
  12. Maintain and develop professional expertise through ongoing professional development or scholarship.

Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

CCBC Full Time Benefits At A Glance
BENEFIT SUMMARY Health and Medical
    • Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
    • Cigna Open Access Plus In Network (OAPIN)
  • Kaiser
Prescription Drug Benefits:
  • For CIGNA Plans - included in Cigna Plan Medical Premiums
  • Kaiser - included in Kaiser Medical Premium
Mental Health
Emotional, drug/alcohol abuse treatment, both inpatient and outpatient, provided when pre-approved. Premium included in medical care plan.

Dental Benefits
  • CareFirst Blue Cross/Blue Shield Regional Traditional
  • CareFirst Blue Cross/Blue Shield Regional Preferred
Vision Benefits
  • NVA
Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Benefit Strategies Health Spending Account $2,600
  • Benefit Strategies Dependent Care (children under 13 and elder care) $5,000
Financial Term Life Insurance: MetLife
  • Employee Basic Life Insurance is 1 times your salary with a minimum of $50,000 (90/10)
  • Employee Supplemental Life Insurance is available in multiples of $10,000 with a maximum of $200,000. Supplemental Term Life Insurance is available for spouse (increments of $10,000 to a maximum of 50% of employee combined basic and supplemental amount) and dependents ($10,000). Supplemental Term Life Insurance is 100% employee paid.
Permanent Whole Life Insurance: Unum
  • Permanent Whole Life Insurance with Optional Long Term Care rider available through Unum. Available to full-time employees, part-time associates, and adjunct faculty.
  • Spouse and dependent coverage available. Permanent Whole Life Insurance accrues cash value, premiums will not increase, and coverage will not decrease. Permanent Whole Life Insurance is 100% employee paid.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment: The Hartford
Individual or Family Coverage. Employee pays a rate in multiples of $10,000 to a maximum of $300,000.

Long-Term Disability

Plan pays 60% of gross monthly salary after 90 consecutive days of absence. Employee pays 100% of premium.

Retirement Plans
  • Maryland State Teacher’s Pension System (7% contributory)
  • Optional Retirement Plan (non-contributory)
  • Baltimore County Employees’ Retirement System (7% contributory)
Supplemental (Retirement Annuities) 403(b) and 457(b)
  • Tax-sheltered annuities – 403(b). Payroll salary reduction authorization is needed. The form is available on SharePoint Forms/Human Resources Forms.
    The 403(b) supplemental retirement plan is available to all CCBC employees (Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Associates and Full Time employees).
  • Roth 403(b) is a savings feature that is available when you open a 403(b) account. The Roth 403(b) savings feature allows employees to contribute after-tax dollars and then withdraw tax-free dollars from their account upon retirement. The Roth 403(b) savings feature is only offered by the following vendors: TIAA-CREF and VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Associates and Full Time employees are eligible to save for retirement using the Roth 403(b) savings feature. Employees may contribute traditional pre-tax 403(b) dollars and Roth 403(b) post-tax dollars simultaneously. The savings limits are combined for the Traditional 403(b) and the Roth 403(b) contributions.
  • Deferred Compensation Plan — 457(b) offered through VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. The 457(b) salary reduction authorization form is needed. The form is available on SharePoint Forms/Human Resources Forms.
Legal Services
Legal Resources is a pre-paid legal voluntary benefit for advice, consultation and representation for commonly used legal services.

Credit Union
First Financial Federal Credit Union membership available to employees.

Direct Deposit

It's convenient, safe, reliable and saves time. No waiting for your check on payday. The money is already in your account, whether you are at work or on vacation. Mandatory payroll direct deposit allows employees the control and flexibility of directing their pay to different accounts at any bank, in any location.

Work and Family Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Cigna Behavioral
Free personal advocates assisting you and any household member to resolve any issues.

Paid Leave Benefits
Academic, Bereavement, Sick and Safe Leave, Jury Duty, Religious Holidays, Military Leave, Sabbatical, Personal, Vacation, and Holidays.

Tuition Assistance
Eligible full-time employees may qualify for waiver or reimbursement programs. Spouses and legal dependents up to age 22 are eligible for reimbursement with proof of successful completion and a C or better grade. Employee’s eligible for Tuition Assistance become eligible for the external Tuition reimbursement program the first semester after one calendar year of employment. Eligibility for waiver or reimbursement for CCBC courses begins after the completion of a 90 day probation for public safety and classified employees.

Academic Cash Award
Classified employees are eligible for a lump sum award of $500 for completion of an unduplicated college degree.

McDaniel College’s Educator’s Legacy Scholarship Program

CCBC is proud to offer an exciting new benefit to all benefits-eligible employees! Read more »

McDaniel College has extended its Educator’s Legacy Scholarship (ELS) program to CCBC benefits-eligible employees. CCBC is among the inaugural community college partners.

Children of ANY current full-time benefits-eligible CCBC employee with at least four years of continuous full-time employment are eligible to receive a scholarship valued at up to $100,000 over four (4) years.

The scholarship will first take effect in the fall semester. The CCBC Employee Benefits Team will provide verification of employment. Excellent teaching is McDaniel College's priority and its legacy. The College's expert faculty-mentors empower students to achieve their personal best, and many graduates go on to become top K-12 educators.

Since 2010, four of McDaniel's graduates were named state Teachers of the Year, including the 2011 National Teacher of the Year Michelle Shearer. McDaniel is ranked among Money Magazine's 50 Best Liberal Arts Colleges and offers more than 70 undergraduate programs of study. The personalized curriculum and student-faculty collaboration develop the unique potential in every student. McDaniel College welcomes the sons and daughters of CCBC employees!

Mandated Federal Benefits
Workers’ Compensation, Unemployment Insurance, Social Security.

For Your Convenience
  • ATM machines are available at each of the main campuses
  • Check cashing with appropriate ID
  • Free Parking
  • Access to weight lifting facilities, swimming pool and library

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar jobs