Jobs – adjunct positions Philosophy at Mountain View College

Mountain View College, in SW Dallas, has daytime adjunct teaching positions in Philosophy available this fall and spring, both on campus and for dual-credit in high schools.

Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics are available at $2324 per section.  No office hours or committee work required.  Contact Debbie Nichols at dnichols@dcccd.edu.

 

(Remember, to be hired as an adjunct at a CC, you need an MA and 18 graduate hours in the discipline).

Job Ad – Clinical Assistant Professor Humanities

Clinical Assistant Professor of Humanities
Languages & Cultures (#12870)
ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY

The Languages & Cultures faculty in conjunction with the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the Downtown Phoenix Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant
Professor of Humanities for the 2019‐2020 academic year. The successful candidate will provide instruction in the areas of English, Philosophy, History, Religious Studies, African America Studies, Latin American Studies, and/or Women’s Studies that assist students in
the Languages and Cultures programs at Arizona State University. Languages and Cultures course assignments are at the undergraduate level, and may occur in a variety of modalities (online, hybrid on‐ground,). The successful candidate will be actively engaged in curriculum development that advances the mission of the CSRD. The successful candidate will bridge the humanities curriculum within Languages and Cultures with the programming, pedagogical and scholarly initiatives and community partnerships of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy. This position carries an expectation of robust affiliation with the CSRD and leadership on pedagogical, curricular, and research initiatives that advance the mission of the CSRD to facilitate innovative and transformative scholarship and engagement across disciplines and communities. The course load is determined by the faculty head and typically consists of four (4) courses a semester. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in service to the institution and profession as appropriate. This is a full‐time, benefits‐eligible, non‐tenure eligible position renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. Salary is competitive commensurate with experience. Candidate must reside in Arizona, or be willing to relocate. For more information, please visit https://cisa.asu.edu/.

Required Qualifications:
▪ PhD in a humanities discipline
▪ Ability to teach in more than one humanities discipline
▪ Excellent written and spoken communication skills
▪ Demonstrated commitment to meet the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
▪ Post‐secondary teaching excellence
▪ Experience in curriculum design and creating instructional, assessment materials for courses in field
▪ Experience integrating innovative digital technologies into curriculum to enhance student learning

Desired Qualifications:
▪ At least four years of post‐secondary teaching experience in the Humanities
▪ Experience working with “at risk” first‐year, underrepresented groups, and/or first‐generation college students
▪ Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
▪ Recognized curriculum development expertise
▪ Experience teaching online and hybrid courses
▪ Experience implementing innovative teaching methods (e.g., project based, contract grading, anti‐racist pedagogies)
▪ Experience working on digital humanities projects
▪ Research publications related to profession
▪ Significant service and professional contributions to the profession
▪ Evidence of creating community partnerships
▪ Experience in coordinating public programs that bridge university and external communities
▪ Evidence of successful grant application
▪ Evidence of professional development activities
▪ Experience planning and presenting publicly‐facing programming
▪ Experience working in a collaborative environment within and across disciplines

Application Procedure:
To apply, visit https://cisa.asu.edu/jobs and upload your application as one combined .pdf document under job number 12870. Only electronic submissions will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must contain:
1. A letter of interest outlining their teaching, programming, research and grant agenda, and qualifications and experience as it
relates to the position
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Teaching statement including philosophy
4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course syllabi, assignments, examples of integration of technology with curriculum,
ect.)
5. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e‐mail, phone number)

The application deadline is 5/15/2019 at 5pm; and if not filled, then every Friday thereafter until the search is closed. Official Transcripts required prior to first day of employment. A background check is required prior to employment. For technical assistance with your application contact cisahr@asu.edu, for position‐related questions contact Dr. Jacqueline Martinez, Search Committee Chair, at jmartinez@asu.edu

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU’s complete non‐discrimination statement at https://asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html; see ASU’s Title IX policy at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/)
General Information: Arizona State University is a comprehensive public research university named #1 in the United States for innovation for the fourth consecutive year, (https://asunow.asu.edu/20180909‐asu‐news‐ranked‐most‐innovative‐US‐school‐fourthtime) followed by #2 Georgia State and #3 MIT. We measure our success not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities we serve. ASU’s College of Integrative Sciences and Arts is home to innovative teachers who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 7,300 students in all levels of degree programs and over 200 faculty members. We understand there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world. To learn more about ASU and the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts go to: http://about.asu.edu/ and http://cisa.asu.edu #12870

 

 

 

Ursuline Academy seeks full time Social Studies teacher

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • bachelor’s degree in History, a Social Science, or related field; advanced degree in education and/or content area preferred
  • at least two years teaching experience in the Social Sciences and in-depth knowledge of subject matter
  • flexibility to teach a wide range of Social Studies courses. Ideally, experience in Psychology and AP Psychology.
  • a positive, professional, collaborative work style
  • the ability to educate in an engaging manner
  • an enthusiasm for collaboration and participation in a community of learners who are excited to grow and engage in giving and receiving feedback
  • the dedication to ensure the spirit and life of the school mission

In addition to classroom responsibilities, full-time teachers at Ursuline Academy serve as advisors, actively participate in non-academic student activities such as moderating clubs, chaperoning events, and student supervision, and enthusiastically pursue professional development opportunities as they join a Catholic, independent school culture.

Teaching experience in a Catholic and/or independent school and/or all girls’ environment and the ability to teach other sciences and/or math classes is strongly preferred.

Founded in 1874, Ursuline Academy of Dallas is an independent Catholic, college preparatory school for young women sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters. The mission of Ursuline Academy is the total development of the individual student through spiritual formation, intellectual growth, service to others, and building of community.

Contact: Interested applicants should download the Employment Application and Background Check forms, and then email the completed forms along with a resume, letters of reference, cover letter and transcripts of undergraduate or graduate work to employment@ursulinedallas.org.

 

 

Job – contract writer

Seeking full-time contract writer for a year-long marketing project, writing long-form content for colleges and universities. Our ideal candidate has:

  • An engaging writing style
  • Some experience with SEO (we do white hat, no keyword stuffing around here!)
  • Professional writing experience, including content for digital audiences
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Higher education experience preferred (meaning you understand how academic programs work)

This will be a quick-hire situation, so if you’re interested please hop on it. Just send your questions and your resume to robin.myrick@academicpartnerships.com, preferably by the end of business on Monday, January 28th.  Thanks A&H grads!

Robin Myrick, MFA
SEO Writer, Content Marketing
600 N. Pearl St, Suite 900
South Tower
Dallas, TX 75201
P: 214-210-3997

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Kentucky

https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/157085-FE01737?cid=VTEVPMSJOB1

The Lewis Honors College at the University of Kentucky is currently seeking a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer for a nine-month appointment, non-tenure track position. This position will be responsible for teaching six courses per academic year (typically three per semester) of Honors-level courses at the undergraduate level. One course (two sections per semester) will be the Foundations Seminar and one course per semester will be an Honors course in the Lecturer’s discipline.

The Foundations Seminar will be taken by all Lewis Honors College students and will be an intensive, interdisciplinary seminar that will emphasize the development of analytical reading, writing, and speaking skills through the lens of examining the relationship of the individual to society. Students will examine human thought and imagination from various perspectives, including philosophy, history, literature, science, religion, and art. The course will pay particular attention to how the main branches of academic inquiry-humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and arts and creativity-address the relationship between individuals and the social worlds in which they find themselves.

The Lecturer position may include responsibilities for special programs on an as-needed basis. Typically, the distribution of effort will be 75% teaching, 18% program administration, 5% research/scholarship, and 2% professional development.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. In addition, please include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 4th, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Summer Teaching Positions w the Institute of Reading Development

Rewarding & Enjoyable Summer Teaching Jobs

Teach Reading Classes to Students of All Ages

Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2019

The Institute of Reading Development offers summer reading skills programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide. Each year we hire hard-working, encouraging people with a passion for reading to teach our summer programs.

As an Institute teacher you will:

  • Earn more than $6,000 in one summer. Our full-time teachers typically earn $500-$700 per week.
  • Improve your teaching skills and confidence during our comprehensive, paid training program.
  • Gain over 400 hours of classroom teaching experience with a variety of age groups from 4-year-olds to adults.
  • Help your students become successful readers with a love of great books.

We are seeking applicants from any academic discipline. All applicants must have an undergraduate degree or higher in their field before the start of our teaching season.

Successful Institute teachers:

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
  • Are responsible and hard-working, with good communication and organizational skills
  • Will be patient and supportive with students

Sound like you? Learn more about teaching for us and apply today: Summer Teaching Jobs

Jobs – Elementary School Teacher / Training

  Nevada Teacher Corps trains recent college grads to become exceptional, certified elementary school teachers in Las Vegas. After successful completion of summer training, Fellows begin teaching in the 2018-2019 school year, earning a full salary and benefits while receiving direct coaching and support.

>>LEARN MORE AND APPLY by April 16 – our final deadline.<<
>>DOWNLOAD AND SHARE information about Nevada Teacher Corps.<<

 

 

Job – Dallas family seeks curatorial assistant

Dallas Family Seeks Curatorial Assistant

A Dallas family seeks to fill the role of a full-time curatorial assistant to support the in-house curator and collection manager. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, engaged in the art world, and a self-starter. This role involves attending social functions as a representative of the collection, developing curatorial initiatives in the DFW area, and traveling to examine potential acquisitions. This position provides room for growth for a candidate with an independent attitude and enthusiastic understanding of the art world.

Responsibilities
• Schedules and hosts tours of the collection at the residence
• Advances national platform of collection
• Develops scholarship on artists and artworks featured in collection
• Initiates loans to museums and institutional exhibits
• Studies the commercial art market with regularity
• Assesses merit of individual artworks available on the primary market
• Maintains updated insurance schedule, appraisal values, and inventory database
• Tickets travel arrangements and coordinates itineraries for art-related trips

Additional Responsibilities
• Assist with property management of the collectors’ private residence
• Assist with ticketing accommodations and transportation for business trips

Benefits
• Salaried position with paid vacation time
• Flexible hours
• Paid cell phone plan

Requirements
• Discretion, trustworthiness, flexibility, and adaptability
• Excellent communication (oral and written) and negotiation skills
• Proven organizational skills
• Comfortable around dogs
• Ability to pass a background check and provide academic transcript
• Ability to work weekdays between 10am-6pm and occasional weekends/weekday
• Background in art history, fine art, museums, galleries, and auction houses
• Bachelor’s degree from a four year university is required

Application Instructions
Please title the attachment “LastName_Assistant” and list “Application for Curatorial Assistant” in the subject line of the email. Please email Temple Shipley at templeshipley@gmail.com.

Instructional opportunity for an online research methodologies class

My name is Melanie Pruit, and am an instructional specialist for Richland Collegiate High School on the Richland College campus in  Dallas, TX. A friend of mine at UTD referred me to you. I have an instructional opportunity for an online research methodologies class beginning in January 2018.  I thought you might be able to spread the word to any graduate students with a strong background in humanities, especially as that involves writing. Someone with teaching experience is definitely preferred. To clarify, the class is online, the curriculum is already developed, and the target student population would be 11th graders who are concurrently taking college classes.  A bachelor degree is required.

If you know, or think you might know, someone who would be interested and could be a suitable candidate, please let me know or have that someone contact me at this email address.

Thanks for your consideration,
Melanie Pruit

Melanie Diane Pruit
Instructional Specialist for Senior Capstones
Richland Collegiate High School at Richland College
12800 Abrams Rd, Dallas, TX 75243
Office Location: K108-B
Office Phone: 214-890-3884

Part time job opening

Dr. Elida Dakoli, a concert pianist from Dallas, is looking for someone to assist with her correspondence and revisions related to publishing her dissertation and other projects.  This position is ideal for students as the hours are flexible.

Candidate must be detail-oriented with impeccable English.

To apply, please submit samples of your writing along with wage requirements to Elida Dakoli at ME@ElidaDakoli.com  For questions call Elida at 214-228-5767.