Overview

NSC invites applications for an open pool of adjunct faculty in Philosophy to teach courses in either online or in-person formats.
Applications will be considered on an as needed basis determined by course availability.

Adjunct faculty members are compensated at the rate of $900 per credit hour.Courses range from 1-3 credit

Excellence Fosters Opportunity

Founded in 2002, Nevada State College (NSC) is a four-year public college located on a developing 500-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada (adjacent to Las Vegas). Our faculty members enjoy the rare opportunity to shape the college as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Southern Nevada

NSC serves approximately 3,700 students who are highly diverse and largely underserved-a majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, or returning students. As a teaching-oriented institution, our faculty focus on high-quality instruction, engaging learning experiences, and innovative techniques to enhance student learning. We seek applicants who are enthusiastic about teaching and want to make a lasting impact developing our young institution.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design course materials (syllabus, lectures, assignments, exams, etc.) Teach an in person or online-only section
  • Utilize training sessions/materials to master the use of Canvas, NSC’s learning management system
  • Maintain regular communication with students, adjunct coordinator, and department chair

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS / COMPETENCIES

    • Master’s degree in Philosophy or related area
    • Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, educational excellence, and mentoring undergraduate students
    • Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of due diligence background check and verification of credentials

      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS / COMPETENCIES

      • Ph.D. in related area
      • Demonstrated commitment to active learning and innovative teaching
      • Previous teaching experience
      • Relevant industry experience