Adjunct, Philosophy

Employer
Salve Regina University
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities, Philosophy, Religion
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time



About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.


Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Department of Philosophy at Salve Regina University is seeking qualified and highly motivated instructors to teach one or more of its PHL-225: Quest for the Good Life courses in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Course description below:
  • PHL-225 Quest for the Good Life (3 Credits)
This course engages the philosophical and ethical literature seeking answers to the question: What makes a life good? We shall explore the roles of reason and faith in the search for the good life and probe subjects such as: happiness, wisdom, justice, and other virtues through study of the great works of philosophers, such as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Kant, and Mill. In their company, we will have the opportunity to examine our lives and what makes for a life truly worth living.

Sections that currently need staffing meet on the following days and times:
  • Monday/Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Monday/Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday/Thursday: 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Master's degree in Philosophy (Ph.D. or ABD preferred); teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to teach in-person on the Newport campus on the days and at the times listed above.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

URL: www.salve.edu


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