Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Collegiate Seminar (SEM 304-06)
ID: 7161682 (Ref.No. 4480350)
Posted: August 11, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Open Date: Aug 10, 2023
Deadline: Aug 12, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description: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.
The Collegiate Seminar Program seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach the following sections in Fall 2023:
- SEM 304-06 Global Conversations of the 20th & 21st Centuries, MW 12:05PM-1:20PM (3 Units)
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.
SEM 304 Global Conversations of the 20th & 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 students reflecting on what they have learned and how they have grown, revisiting the steps of their intellectual development in a capstone experience.
Internal applicants (BUFM) must be currently-trained seminar leaders.
Outside applicants (non-BUFM) must also submit evaluations, evidence of course development, and evidence of teaching excellence.
The salary range for this position is $6,480 -$10,008 dependent on qualifications. The salary range for this position is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021, available here.
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/129967jeid-52b6b150258a6342868f92e8f8757b75
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