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Contra Costa Community College District
  • Position Number: 5318259
  • Location: San Pablo, CA
  • Position Type: Business - International Business

Adjunct Instructor - Philosophy (TEMPORARY)

Posting Number: F01118
Location: Contra Costa College

Description of Position:
The Humanities/Philosophy Department at Contra Costa College is seeking a part-time instructor to teach partially online (hybrid) and in-person Philosophy courses, including Introduction to Ethics and Environmental Ethics.

Michael KilivrisDept Chair, Humanities/Philosophy

Position Status: Temporary
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty
Department: C3007-Humanities/Philosophy

Duties and Responsibilities:
Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;
2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;
3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;
4. meeting with students outside of class;
5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;
7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;
8. maintaining accurate academic records;
9. performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.


Masters in philosophy
Bachelors in philosophy AND Masters in humanities or religious studies
the equivalent

Desirable Qualifications:
  1. Ideal candidates will possess extraordinary interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, a passion for teaching, and the ability to effectively communicate with students to help them achieve their educational goals.
  2. The ideal candidate will have experience and/or training in the following areas:
    • Partially online (hybrid) teaching
    • In-person teaching
    • Culturally responsive and relevant pedagogy
    • Equity-minded teaching
    • Teaching introductory Philosophy courses
    • Community college teaching

Job Open Date: 06/10/2024
Job Close Date: 7/16/2024
Open Until Filled: No
Employment Begins: Fall Semester
# of Months: Fall Semester

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