Salaried Adjunct Professor (full-time) of Integral Studies

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7068428 (Ref.No. 1968982)
Posted: July 30, 2020
Application Deadline: August 13, 2020

Job Description

Salaried Adjunct Professor (full-time) of Integral Studies

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Jul 29, 2020

Deadline: Aug 13, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Faculty Responsibilities:

The Integral Program is composed of Tutorials [Mathematics, Language, Music, and Laboratory] and Seminars.

The course load within Integral will include, for 2020-21, the year-long First-Year Seminar sequence (2.66 course credits) and the semester-long Music Tutorial (1.5 course credits), and the Integral/SOLA FYAC. Two courses in Collegiate Seminar round out the teaching responsibilities.

Faculty in Integral are expected to develop over time the ability to teach across the curriculum.

Service responsibilities: represent the Integral Program on the Collegiate Seminar Governing Board; formulate and supervise the Integral Program's student archonships, and advise first year students.

Tutors, as the Integral faculty are called, are expected to participate in the outside the classroom activities, including socials, lectures, and field trips

Saint Mary's faculty are expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda and demonstrate intellectual growth and significant achievement appropriate to their field. Faculty also contribute to the mission and serve the College and community in many ways, including academic advising, student and community outreach, participation in departmental and College-wide committees, and the development and assessment of the College's Core Curriculum. Faculty are also encouraged to teach in the College's Core Curriculum, January Term, and Collegiate Seminar programs.

Institutional Description/Background:

Saint Mary's College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and co-educational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic and Lasallian traditions. The de La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring Saint Mary's heritage to life. Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary's is known for its rigorous liberal arts education and its high quality graduate programs, including business, education, counseling, leadership, and the arts. Saint Mary's has a diverse student body of approximately 4,000 students, and the College's practices and policies reflect a commitment to inclusive excellence and a community in which all are valued, respected and supported.

For more information about Saint Mary's mission and history, see:


Candidates must have a Ph.D. by August 2020; strong background in the tutorial/seminar method of shared inquiry as developed in the Great Books movement; should be familiar with the content of the Music Tutorial and First-Year Seminar; familiarity with Attic Greek and Euclidean geometry is desirable in order to help students integrate their learning across courses.

We invite and encourage applications from qualified candidates from all scholarly disciplines.

The College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution; many Saint Mary’s students are first-generation-to-college. Successful candidates must be able to engage and support students of color, women, and other underrepresented groups, and will be interested in participating in initiatives that aim to increase inclusivity.

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