Overview

Wilbur Wright College is currently seeking a part-time faculty member to teach Philosophy during the 2017 Fall Semester with a passion for teaching and learning, along with a strong commitment to the missions and ideals of the community college. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using highly effective teaching strategies that meet students diverse needs and that promote the acquisition and application of knowledge and the development of critical and creative thinking and problem-solving skills; and in addition, engage in and model intellectual curiosity and express passion for their disciplines and for learning in general.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students active participation in their own learning.
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student s ability to learn.
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in their academic and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.
  • Adhere to City Colleges of Chicago code of ethics, Board rules and policies.

Qualifications:

  • M.A. in Philosophy required
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy or related field preferred
  • Knowledge with Blackboard Leaning Management System, preferred.
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to open access mission of the community college.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a diverse group of staff and students.

All interested candidates, including CCC employees, must submit the following documents for review:

  • A letter of interest
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A legible copy of your college transcripts (Unofficial transcripts initially accepted, official transcripts must be provided at the time of interview)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • If size limits prohibit you from attaching your documents, please email them to WR_HR@ccc.edu.

We are are an equal and affirmative action employer.Thank you for your interest in City Colleges!