University Lecturer in Philosophy
Culture, Identity and Self (INTS 306)
Employer: Bader International Study Centre - UK campus of Queen’s University (Canada)
Campus: Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
Contract type: fixed-term (1 January to 30 June 2019)
Closing date: Friday 20 April 2018 17:00 BST
- Teaching one upper year undergraduate course, Culture, Identity and Self (INTS 306), during the Winter and Summer 2019
- Teaching one section of maximum 30 students; Winter term: 2 hours 40 mins/week and offering 1.5 office hours/week during 12 instructional weeks of term. One section = 2 x 1hr 20 min classes; classes taught between 08:30 and 21:50. Summer term: 5 hours 20 mins/week and offering 3 office hours/week during 6 instructional weeks of term. On section = 4 x 1hr 20 min classes; classes taught between 08:30 and 21:50. Both terms: regular teaching week runs Monday to Thursday.
- Developing the syllabus in line with Queen’s University (Canada) Department of Philosophy and BISC Curriculum Committee requirements.
- Preparing and submitting innovative proposals for two field studies.
- Leading and actively teaching on two field studies.
- Setting and marking assessments.
- Setting and invigilating an exam during the exam period of 1 to 9 April 2019 (no exam period during Summer term).
- Marking exam and submitting results in accordance with Queen’s University requirements.
- Holder of a post-graduate degree in Philosophy, relevant to this course.
- Demonstrable experience of teaching and assessing undergraduate students.
- Ability to communicate subject matter clearly and engagingly.
- Flexibility in working hours. Lectures may take place in the evening and field studies often take place on Fridays and at weekends.
- Commitment to high quality teaching and creating a fully inclusive, positive learning environment.
- Eligibility to work in the UK.
- Successful completion of an enhanced DBS check.
- Own transport, or use of public transport and taxi, to travel to and from work.
Who we are
Located in historic Herstmonceux Castle, the BISC prides itself on offering rigorous, innovative education to students from Canada and around the world. Academic programs, which are all accredited by Queen’s University (Canada), include undergraduate Humanities, Science, Commerce, and Social Sciences, as well as specialized short programs in areas including Law, Health Studies, Law & Politics, Archaeology, and Medieval Theatre Performance.
The BISC is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunities employer.
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Please note there are related vacancies available in Great Works of Philosophy (PHIL 151) and Critical Thinking (PHIL 259). See https://www.queensu.ca/bisc/about-us/employment
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