Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Collegiate Seminar (SEM 104-06)

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7120823
Posted: January 10, 2023
Application Deadline: January 24, 2023

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Collegiate Seminar (SEM 104-06)

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Jan 10, 2023

Deadline: Jan 24, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Position Description

The Collegiate Seminar Program seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach:

Seminar 104-06, The Global Conversation of the 20th and 21st Centuries, TTH 11:30AM-1:05PM in Spring 2023

In addition to teaching, instructors in the Collegiate Seminar Program are expected to hold regular office hours (a minimum of three hours a week) in order to provide students with support outside of the classroom. Instructors are also expected to participate in faculty development including workshops, class observations, and syllabus collaboration. Course design must follow the program's common syllabus, meeting the requirements described.

Course Description

Seminar 104 The Global Conversation of the 20th and 21st Centuries

Building on the Western tradition explored in the second and third seminars, readings focus on the Great Conversation of the modern world, which includes the West but also includes important intercultural and global voices. The course focuses on issues of significant relevance for a 21st-century student, as well as texts that allow for integrative thinking across the entire Collegiate Seminar sequence. The last portion of the course will include student reflections on what they have learned and how they have grown, revisiting the steps of their intellectual development in a capstone experience.



Currently trained and qualified Collegiate Seminar Leader.

For outside applicants (non-BUFM): At least two years experience teaching lower-division GE courses or similar courses in the applicant's home discipline as the instructor of record for equivalent courses at an accredited institution.


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