Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Collegiate Seminar (SEM 327-2)

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7192209 (Ref.No. 4771838)
Posted: November 8, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: Nov 07, 2023
Deadline: Nov 21, 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.

Position Description

The Collegiate Seminar Program seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach the following 4 UNIT section in Spring 2024:
  • SEM 327-2 Looking Outward for Transfers TTH 9:50AM-11:30AM

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.

Seminar 327 Looking Outward for Transfers

Employing and building upon the strategies of critical thinking, critical reading, and shared inquiry learned in the first seminar, students will read, write about and discuss a selection of classical, medieval texts, as well as modern 20th & 21st texts.


Internal applicants (BUFM) must be currently trained seminar leaders who have successfully completed the Seminar formation process.

Outside applicants (non-BUFM) must also submit evaluations, evidence of course development, and evidence of teaching excellence.

The salary for a 4 unit course is $8,640 - $13,744 depending on qualifications. The salary ranges for these positions are covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021, available here.

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