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Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Apply now Posting Number: 493178
Type of Position: Part-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Part-time Faculty

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Department:

School of Liberal Arts

Job Summary:

The Philosophy and Religious Studies Department at Marist College invites applications for part-time faculty to begin teaching in the Fall 2022 semester. We have immediate teaching opportunities for our Introduction to Philosophy course, and ongoing needs for qualified instructors in the following areas: Ethics, Introduction to Religion, Religion in America, and World Religions.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree in Philosophy, Religious Studies or a closely related field is required.  Doctorate of ABD preferred.  Previous successful collegiate teaching experience needed.

Essential Functions:

Successful candidates may teach three to nine semester credit hours each semester. Teaching may occur during both the fall and spring semesters. Teaching assignments are for in-person classes held at the Marist campus in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Required Application Documents:

Resume, Cover Letter, & 3 Professional References

About the Department:

The Philosophy and Religious Studies Department offers majors in philosophy and religious studies as well as minors in each area.  The Department is housed in the School of Liberal Arts which also includes departments in English, history, modern languages, and political science. 

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 53 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (3rd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist’s study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation by the U.S. State Department’s “Open Doors Report” and has also received the Senator Paul Simon Award for First Year Abroad programs in Italy and Ireland. Marist’s Joint Study partnership with IBM, which began in 1988, has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about

Type of Position:

Part-time

Classification:

Faculty

Months per Year:

Other

Work Schedule:

Time as required for teaching, office hours, department/school activities.

Hours per Week:

Time as required for teaching, office hours, department/school activities.

Location:

Marist College Main Campus

Number of Positions Openings:

1

Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

 

 

 

 

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