Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Integral (INTEG 116) Integral Junior Seminar

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7075055 (Ref.No. 2152964)
Posted: February 12, 2021
Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Integral (INTEG 116) Integral Junior Seminar

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Feb 11, 2021

Deadline: Feb 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:
Institutional Description

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: http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/about-smc/our-mission.

Course Description

The Integral Program of Liberal Arts at Saint Mary's College of California invites applications for a part-time, per-course adjunct instructor of Integral Junior Seminar for Spring 2021. The Integral Program is a four-year, all-required sequence of seminars and tutorials; all courses are built around student discussion. Integral students practice conversational inquiry into great texts illustrative of the main kinds of human thinking. The Junior Seminar focuses on important philosophical, literary, and political works from the early modern period, including texts by Fielding, Hume, Kant, Diderot, Rousseau, Voltaire, Blake, and de Tocqueville.

This class meets on Monday and Thursday from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. The modality is online.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. by January 2021; strong background in the tutorial/seminar method of shared inquiry as developed in the Great Books movement; knowledge of the Integral Junior Seminar curriculum; and, familiarity with the course content in at least one of the other Junior Integral tutorial sequences (INTEG 135-136, INTEG 155-156, INTEG 178-179). We invite and encourage applications from qualified candidates from all scholarly disciplines. Applicants must reside in California.

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2152964

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