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Philosophy Faculty

Posted: 06/13/2022

Northwest Technical College (NTC) invites applicants to join our team as an Adjunct or Temporary Part-time Philosophy Faculty member.  To accomplish our mission of “preparing students for rewarding careers”, we prioritize creating a culture in which diversity is embraced and all people are safe, welcome, and validated.  NTC has prepared students for fulfilling careers in high-demand fields for more than 50 years. The college’s accessible, affordable, hands-on programs also help the region’s employers meet their ever-growing need for a highly skilled workforce. NTC serves more than 1,000 students with an excellent education, an open-enrollment policy and affordable tuition. Students may pursue nearly 40 degree, diploma and certificate programs in six distinct career paths. Classes are offered on campus, online, or as a combination of both.  NTC is a member of the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities. 

Responsibilities of Philosophy Faculty include:

  • Teaching in-person Philosophy courses following the established curriculum, course outlines, and schedules.
  • Engaging in the established curriculum and course outlines.
  • Striving to incorporate evidence-based practice and participating in continual quality improvement.
  • Maintaining and submitting necessary student records according to published guidelines.
  • Participating in professional development.
  • Contributing to a program of scholarship, student advising, service to the College and community.
  • Working cooperatively with individuals/groups in various agency settings.
  • Enjoying the opportunity to participate in college governance, committees, and accreditation.
Minimum qualifications for this position include:
  • Education Requirement
    • Master's degree with a major in philosophy or
    • Master's degree in any discipline/field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in philosophy.
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Experience with D2L BrightSpace.
  • Professional communication skills.
  • A demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.
For more details:
If you have any questions, please contact Melanie Pakonen at