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Adjunct Professor - Philosophy
 

The College of Mount Saint Vincent

The College of Mount Saint Vincent seeks an adjunct professor in the Philosophy Department beginning in January 2014 to teach two classes of the following core course:

PHIL 110 - Introduction to Ethics: This course introduces students to philosophy through the exploration of fundamental ethical questions. Among the themes treated in this course are moral obligation, virtue, justice, law, good and evil. Students will learn to read primary texts, develop reasoning skills, and explore the nature of the good life.

This course introduces students to philosophy through the exploration of fundamental ethical questions. Among the themes treated in this course are moral obligation, virtue, justice, law, good and evil. Students will learn to read primary texts, develop reasoning skills, and explore the nature of the good life.

First class: Wednesday and Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Second class: Wednesday and Friday – 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

 

The Philosophy Department requires one core class and offers upper level courses for minors, majors and those needing electives. The College stresses teaching and close engagement with students. Candidates must have a graduate degree (M.A. or Ph.D.) in philosophy. Teaching experience in higher education strongly preferred.

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college with approximately 1,500 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students located in the Riverdale section of New York City. Our beautiful 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River is just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan.


Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to:

hr@mountsaintvincent.edu

 

 

Please put "Philosophy Adjunct" in subject area of response.

 

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

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College of Mount Saint Vincent is committed to provide equal opportunity, employment, and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The College of Mount Saint Vincent does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.