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I want to become a professor in philosophy at a community college, but I would like to know these details: What salary would I expect to make starting out with a Masters from Berkeley? What is the demand for philosophy professors? What would the work load be first starting out? The work load as one has become adapted to the environment? And yea, that's all I can think of for now, but additional input is also valuable, thanks in advance. Autif

Asked By: woo_hoo_ca - 9/25/2007
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Community college salaries vary by district...so your best bet is to contact the Human Resources Dept at some CCs you are interested in teaching. The salary schedules are a matrix of education (columns based on degree and units past a degree; eg BA + X units, MA + X units, Ph D) and years of teaching experience (rows... More
Answered By: wisdomdude - 9/26/2007
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Salary: I'm guessing, maybe $40,000/year, tops. Low demand. I gather Philosophy majors are a "dime a dozen" profession. Teaching maybe 4-5 classes. Later: teaching about the same, plus leading some groups, like clubs or professional groups for students, plus supervising TA's.
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Answered By: embroidery fan - 9/25/2007
 
You'll have a mighty hard time getting a tenure-track humanities professorship with only a masters in Phil. Most of the ads calls for at least two master degrees in related fields (smaller CC's you might need to teach a related subject) or preferably a Ph.D in your area. The competition is fierce so a weak cv wont... More
Answered By: OrangeKitten - 9/26/2007
 
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