Adjunct Faculty, Social Justice and Ethics

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San Rafael
03 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Permanent, Temporary

Adjunct Faculty, Social Justice and Ethics

Job Details
Job Location : Main Campus - SAN RAFAEL, CA
Remote Type : Optional Work from Home
Position Type : Faculty - Adjunct
Salary Range : $1,949.00 - $8,296.00 Salary

Position Summary
Dominican is seeking an experienced individual to serve as course instructor for an undergraduate-level online service-learning philosophy course “Healthcare Ethics and Equity” (4 units). Classroom size is 18 students. Adjunct faculty at Dominican are members of SEIU, and must reside in California even though the work is remote.

  • Teach (course at undergraduate level)
  • Evaluate and grade student work and provide feedback to students
  • Uphold academic performance standards and integrity
  • Perform other course related duties as assigned

  • Course Description

    An introduction to ethical theory in Western philosophy followed by an investigation of the communal, institutional, social policy, and global dimensions of healthcare. Through community engagement, students practice civic professionalism and gain first-hand exposure to the ways in which existing social structures impact access and equity, especially for vulnerable populations. This course only satisfies the CORE requirement when offered as a service-learning course.

    Required Qualifications
  • Master’s (minimum) or Doctoral degree in ethics (philosophical or religious) with a focus on healthcare
  • Experience with service-learning pedagogy and/or community-engaged teaching/scholarship
  • Must have work experience related to the course content domain
  • Google Suite: Docs, Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Sheets, and Slides
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Zoom
  • Digital Camera

  • Additional Position Information
  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by April 28, 2023; however additional applications may be considered until the position is filled
  • Must be willing to consent to a background check

  • Dominican University of California is an independent, international, learner-centered university, offering both undergraduate and graduate programs. The University is located 12 miles north of San Francisco nestled in the foothills Marin County. Dominican has a 1:10 teacher-to-student ratio, an average class size of 16 with a small-town feeling in a park-like campus. We blend interdisciplinary core courses, real-world studies, and small classes with close and supportive academic advising and mentoring.

    For More Information Contact:

    Laura Stivers, Chair, Division of Public Affairs


    Adjunct Compensation

    Adjunct Faculty members are employed in a professional capacity at the University. For courses, including service-learning courses and laboratories, the University compensates Adjunct Faculty Members on a per-unit basis for Course-Related Work as set forth in Article 15 of the CBA. All other duties or work performed on behalf of the University as an Adjunct Faculty Member are compensated in accordance with Article 12 – Faculty Development or Article 16 – Special Compensation. Adjunct Faculty Members who teach on a per-unit basis shall receive compensation per unit for assignments as an instructor for a credit-bearing course or laboratory. Movement through the step system shall be based on total number of Dominican Points and satisfactory performance, as set forth in Article 13, Performance Evaluation.

    Dominican University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment. We are committed in thought, word, and deed to recruiting and retaining a workforce that values the diversity of its student body. The University actively promotes an institutional culture that practices equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of all under-represented groups in higher education.

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