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Philosophy Instructor-Part-time Adjunct Pool

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Philosophy Instructor-Part-time Adjunct Pool
Position Number: 00886
Posting Date 09/20/2017
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type: Part-Time Academic
Rate:

$60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of assignment and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula. For more information, refer to the CCA collective bargaining agreement or your college HR office.

Work Week
Minimum Salary:
Maximum Salary:
Benefits:

Sick Leave Only.

This position is eligible for employee paid health benefits.

College/Site: Bakersfield College
Location BC-Main Campus
Basic Function

The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of philosophy courses.

This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning and using multiple teaching methodologies. Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and articulation of transfer programs for the Social Science department; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.

Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s in Philosophy;

OR – Bachelor’s in Philosophy AND Master’s in Humanities or Religious Studies;

OR – Possession of a valid credential which authorizes full-time teaching of Philosophy at the California Community College level;

OR – The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.

AND – A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

Note: Degrees and credits generally must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406).

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Commitment to student learning.
  • Awareness of the Bakersfield College mission, vision, and values.
  • Sensitivity to students with a wide range of skills, motivations, and academic goals.
  • Ability to communication effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of computers and willingness to experiment using multimedia instructional materials.
  • Commitment to working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning and service students.
Salary Grade
Special Instructions to Applicants Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Copies of legible transcripts
  • List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about the position?
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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Transcripts
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Application for Equivalence