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Adjunct Faculty: English

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Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: English

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Dec 3, 2018

Type: Adjunct Faculty

Ref No.: ADJ


About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. Ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, BHCC is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges.

BHCC offers 103 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 fifty percent are women.

Bunker Hill Community College BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant.

COLLEGE GOALS:

BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

Living in Boston:

Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

  • Teach English Writing, Literature, or Reading courses in the English Department.
  • Courses may be offered at any of the BHCC campuses, satellites and instructional centers, including the Charlestown and Chelsea campuses, Chelsea High School Early College Program, Madison Park Vocational Technical High School in Roxbury, Malden High School, the Freedom House in Dorchester, and the Pao Arts Center in Chinatown.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Composition/Rhetoric, English, English Literature, Literacy or Writing required. Master's degree or Doctorate in an interdisciplinary field with core coursework in Composition/Rhetoric, English, English Literature, Literacy or Writing will be considered if graduate transcript(s) are submitted with application; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Teaching experience required; community college teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience teaching African American Literature, American Literature from the Civil War through the 20th century, and/or the Immigrant Experience in Literature a plus

Experience with Learning Communities or openness to engaging in the teaching of Learning Communities preferred

Additional Information:

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: Spring semester 2019; open until filled

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 2/2/2019
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