Southwestern Illinois College is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Philosophy faculty position. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2024.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: In accordance with the mission and values of Southwestern Illinois College, the successful applicant will develop, teach and maintain freshman and sophomore-level courses in Philosophy, logic, ethics, and non western philosophy. The individual will also assess student performance and collaborate with other faculty within the Behavioral Science department to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction in the program. Opportunities exist for participation in professional development activities and service on departmental, divisional, and/or college-wide committees.
Master's degree in Philosophy or related discipline with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours in Philosophy required.
Two years of successful college teaching experience in philosophy is strongly preferred.
Willingness and ability to develop and teach courses using alternative delivery methods preferred.
Experience in outcomes assessment preferred.
Experience in working with diverse student populations preferred.
Shall meet the minimum standards of instruction established by the Board of Trustees for any assigned courses.
A broad academic background in the humanities with a historical, classical or ethical orientation in philosophy is preferred.
STARTING PAY AND HOURS: This is a 9-month teaching position with the salary determined by placement on the base salary schedule. For example, the minimum 2023-2024 starting salary at Step 1 on the Master's degree column is $51,976. The actual starting salary is determined by educational attainment level and experience. Voluntary overload and summer teaching assignments may also be available which may increase the annual compensation. The college offers a comprehensive flexible benefit program.
Belleville Campus with district-wide responsibilities.
This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on November 17, 2023.
Required application materials include application, resume, cover letter, list of three references, transcripts, and statement of teaching philosophy.
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