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Great Basin College (GBC) is seeking a highly qualified individual for a
full-time, tenure-track philosophy instructor position at its center in
Pahrump, Nevada. The individual hired for this position will be expected to
teach a variety of philosophy and humanities courses, including a heavy load
of general education courses. Great Basin College has a mission to serve the
higher education needs of rural Nevada, and as such, teaching requires
extensive use of distance education technology and occasional travel
throughout Nevada. Distance delivery of courses will be with interactive video
classes to multiple sites, online, and with evolving technologies. This
position reports to the Dean, Arts and Sciences. This position is based at
GBC's Pahrump Center. The position begins January 2022.
A minimum of a Master's degree in philosophy, humanities, or a closely
related field is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Degree must be from a
regionally accredited institution of higher education.
A background or experience in philosophy and humanities is mandatory
Experience teaching English is desirable
Willingness to teach a combination of evening, weekend, interactive video,
and online classes is essential. Experience in online and interactive
video instruction is preferred
Commitment to the college mission is essential
A student-centered teaching philosophy that encompasses design, delivery,
An understanding of various levels of preparation and learning styles
represented in the typical classroom
The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for teaching freshman
philosophy and humanities for transfer students. For candidates with an
appropriate background, opportunities to teach and develop philosophy and
humanities courses may be included. Further responsibilities include:
Perform all duties as required of all full-time GBC faculty (full
workload of 15 units per semester, advising, committee work, maintain
office hours, etc.)
Help coordinate and mentor instruction by GBC part-time faculty
Participate in the development and teaching of upper-division courses and
integrative seminars as necessary
Work as a team member with a genuine spirit of cooperation, collaboration,
and flexibility in a college setting
Continue professional development professionally and pedagogically
Advise and recruit students
Handle administrative duties related to teaching and program development
including strategic planning and assessment
Travel by car throughout the GBC service area as needed, with or without
reasonable accommodation as per the Americans with Disabilities Act
Participate in the social and cultural development of the college and
Participate in college-wide and other committees as appropriate
Other duties as assigned
Salary and Benefits:
Annual salary range is $46,691 - $70,000 commensurate with experience and
Nevada System of Higher Education benefits package includes a 401(a) defined
contribution retirement plan with employees contributing 15.50 % and a
matching 15.50% from the employer, medical/dental/vision plan, benefit time,
11 paid holidays, and tuition waiver at Nevada System of Higher Education
colleges for the employee and family. There is no state income tax in Nevada.
Applications will be accepted until 12:01 am, November 4, 2021. Applications
may be reviewed upon receipt.
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Resume/CV – List a detailed description of the major duties that you
performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the
position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.
Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your
present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications
for the position.
Transcripts and/or Certifications – If you have not graduated, please
attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have
taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position. Unofficial
transcripts/certifications must be received prior to interview.
Posting Close Date
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