Category: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Eglin Air Force Base - Eglin, FL
Requisition ID: 10009636
The Undergraduate School
Location: Eglin Air Force Base, FL
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach on site in Eglin Air Force Base, FL in the Humanities program.
Contemporary Moral Issues (PHIL 140): An exploration of how philosophical analysis can serve as a foundation for thinking clearly about moral issues. The aim is to construct arguments about current and widely debated ethical problems such as euthanasia and reverse discrimination. Discussion examines foundational ethical theories as a basis for looking at these problems. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: HUMN 300 or PHIL 140.
Required Education and Experience
Materials needed for submission
Who We Are and Who We Serve
UMGC - one of 12 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM) - is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First,” and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMGC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMGC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.
The typical UMGC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMGC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.
The Adjunct Faculty Role at UMGC
UMGC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education. Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:
The Philosophy program at UMGC
Please visit the following link to learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework: https://www.umuc.edu/academic-programs/course-information.cfm?course=PHIL
Faculty Training at UMGC
We are committed to your professional success at UMGC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete our online two-week new faculty orientation, FacDev 411, as a condition of hire.
Position Available and will Remain Open until Filled
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts during the candidate selection process.
All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.