Philosophy Instructor

Philosophy Instructor


Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: 919-735-5151

Job Location

Goldsboro, NC


$42,390 - $52,983


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, September 4, 2020
Closes: Friday, September 18, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, January 4, 2021

Expected Work Hours

M-F Semester hours

Reports to

Department Chair, Humanities & Social Sciences

Employment Type

Full-time, 9 Month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Philosophy or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Philosophy and proficiency with computer software programs are required. The Philosophy Instructor must possess excellent oral and written communication skills as well as demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with others. A valid North Carolina driver’s license with a driving record sufficient to be covered under the Wayne Community College auto policy is required. 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred. Two years of instructional experience is preferred. Familiar with teaching in a distance learning environment using Moodle or other learning management systems is preferred. Experience working with a diverse population to include students, parents, faculty, staff, and the general public is preferred. The ability to teach courses in additional disciplines such as anthropology, art, drama, economics, geography, health, history, humanities, music, physical education, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology is preferred. Bilingual is preferred.

Position Description

The primary responsibility of the Philosophy Instructor is to provide instruction for classes such as Philosophical Issues and Introduction to Ethics and will be responsible for course planning, including the development and evaluation of these courses and their assignments. The instructor will serve as an academic advisor and teach the College Transfer Student Success course as needed and will serve on college committees and participate in college activities such as meetings, professional development opportunities, orientations, and graduations. The instructor will be responsible for maintaining and submitting a variety of academic reports and ensuring accurate and timely recordkeeping. This position will require teaching on-campus, off-campus, and online classes during the day, evening, and/or on weekends and will require other duties to be completed as assigned by the Department Chair and the Dean.

If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.

INSTITUTION:  Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College System.  Located in Goldsboro, NC, the College serves Wayne and adjoining counties.  Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  A Tobacco-Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.

How to Apply

Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at  No paper applications will be accepted.  Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed.  All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.

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