Adjunct Faculty: Environmental Science

Location
Boston, MA
Posted
Jul 01, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College

Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: Engineering & Physical Sciences Department

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: May 02, '17

Type: Adjunct Faculty

Ref No.: ADJ


About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Recently re-certified as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than 50 percent are women.

We are looking for individuals aligned with our institutional values of access and success, excellence and innovation, economic and social justice, inclusiveness and equity, civic engagement and service, kindness and respect, and accountability and transparency. Individuals with a dedication to a dynamic educational environment, investment in the social and economic well-being of all, and belief in student-centered learning in an engaging, supportive environment are sought to fill the following position.

Living in Boston
Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America. Twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offer more than 600,000 residents the opportunity to taste, touch, and experience things from all over the world. Neighbors benefit from exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, and a solid network of parks, community centers, and libraries. For more information about Boston go to: http://www.cityofboston.gov/residents.

Job Description:

Seeking an adjunct instructor for a weekend section in Environmental Science/Lab. This course covers an introduction to the physical and biological systems of the natural environment, and the impacts of human society on these systems. This course provides an overview of environmental science topics through a combination of lecture, class discussion, and laboratory activities to develop critical thinking and formal report writing skills.

Requirements:

  • Masters' degree in Environmental Science or related field; Ph.D. preferred
  • Strong laboratory skills required; GIS skills preferred
  • College-level teaching experience required; community college teaching experience preferred
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED TO ATTEND THE ADJUNCT ACADEMY PRIOR TO BEING ASSIGNED COURSES.

Additional Information:

Salary: $1,066.00 per credit hour

Effective Date: Fall semester, 2017; open until filled

Application Instructions:

Submit a Cover Letter Addressing the Required Qualifications, Resume and Contact Information for 3 References through the URL: www.bhcc.mass.edu/employment. Fax transcript files over 2MB's to (617)-228-3328.


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