Adjunct Faculty: Geography

Job description

Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: HIstory & Social Sciences

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Aug 15, '18

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 Geography and/or World History courses in the Department of History and Social Sciences (see http://bhcc.mass.edu/catalog/ for a listing of courses offered in these areas: notably, World Regional Geography; Modern World History; and World Civilizations to 1500)
  • Courses may be offered at any of the BHCC campuses, satellite campuses, or instructional sites

Requirements:

  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in Geography, History, Political Science, International Relations, area studies (such as Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, or Gender Studies), or equivalent study and experience in related fields.
  • Expertise associated with a region other than North America or Europe strongly preferred
  • Evidence of engagement in culturally responsive pedagogies.
  • Experience with high impact teaching and learning practices (examples: undergraduate research, community engagement, critical pedagogies, learning communities).
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
  • Community college teaching experience preferred.

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED TO INTERVIEW AND PROVIDE A TEACHING DEMONSTRATION.

Additional Information:

Salary: $1,066.00 Per Credit Hour

Effective Date: Fall semester, 2018; 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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