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Adjunct Faculty: Environmental Science

Employer
Bunker Hill Community College
Location
Boston, MA
Closing date
Jul 10, 2021

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Category:: Adjunct Faculty
Department:: Engineering & Physical Sciences Department
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: May 2, 2017
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Adjunct Faculty
Ref. No.:: ADJ
Position ID:: 83995

About Bunker Hill Community College:


Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.


COLLEGE GOALS:


Five institutional goals guide BHCC and its work: Foster Student Success; Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness; Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity; Build Partnerships and Pathways; and Develop the College's Infrastructure. BHCC is recognized nationally for its culturally inclusive learning environments that value the strengths of diverse students and local communities, and, as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, BHCC 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 2018 was higher than the national average. Twenty-nine colleges and universities in Boston serve more than 150,000 college students each year. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.



Job Description:


Adjunct instructors are needed in Engineering & Physical Sciences Department


ENV-105 Environmental Science/Lab


Seeking an adjunct instructor for a weekend or evening section in Environmental Science/Lab. This course is an introduction to the physical, chemical, and biological processes of the natural world. Emphasis is placed on the science of environmental processes, problems, and solutions. Case studies about land, air, and water pollution will be integrated throughout the course. The laboratory will introduce basic field techniques, internet research, laboratory skills, report writing, and data analyses. This course will lay the foundation for understanding the key concepts required for Environmental Science majors. 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: $1,104.00 per credit hour


Open until filled



Application Instructions:


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A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts


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Organization

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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