F/T Faculty: English Writing (2 positions)
Department: English Deartment
Locations: Boston, MA
Posted: Jan 11, '18
Ref No.: FAC
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.
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Full-time Tenure Track Faculty Requirements: BHCC seeks full-time faculty who demonstrate a passion for teaching and a desire to join faculty and staff to expand and create new strategies for student success. Faculty must be experienced in teaching in learning communities or willing to become proficient in learning community pedagogy and practice once hired, as well as adept in the assessment of learning outcomes and the use of technology in the classroom. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse 21st century learners. Additionally, BHCC seeks faculty who value advising students and wish to contribute fully to the life of the College. Faculty may be assigned courses at one or more of the College's locations. Applicants must have proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
Letters of application should address the above requirements as well as qualifications for this position.
Position Description: Full-time writing instructor in the English Department. Responsible for the curriculum development and teaching of English courses.
- Teach courses in developmental and college level writing
- Assess the writing skills of students and recommend the appropriate level of courses
- Actively support the teaching and learning process; create and support a student-centered environment in and beyond the classroom
- Implement teaching practices designed to appeal to multiple learning styles
- Promote the development of critical thinking skills through the teaching of writing
- Participate with other faculty in determining appropriate goals and objectives of English courses and assist in developing course standards
- Teach courses in developmental reading or literature as needed
- Assess student performance in the classroom using outcomes-based assessments
- Participate in on-going professional development
- Maintain expertise in area of teaching responsibility
- Use new technologies in the classroom to supplement instruction
- Teach in learning communities in which English courses are paired with courses in other disciplines
- Actively participate as a faculty member in the general College community and fulfill duties as stipulated in the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement
- Ph.D. preferred. Master's degree in Composition/Rhetoric required. Master's degree or Doctorate in a closely related field with core coursework in Composition/Rhetoric will be considered if graduate transcript(s) are submitted with application
- College-level teaching of writing required; community college teaching experience preferred
- Experience teaching reading and/or literature a plus
- Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse student, faculty and staff population
Salary Range: $46,000.00-$55,000.00. Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education and Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Relocation Stipend May Be Available.
Effective date: This Position will begin on September 1, 2018. To Ensure Consideration, Application Materials Must Be Received By March 1, 2018.
Submit a Cover Letter Addressing the Required Qualifications, Resume and Contact Information for 3 References through the URL: https://bhcc.interviewexchange.com. Please make sure you fill out the online application. Fax transcript files over 2MB's to (617)-228-3328.
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