F/T Faculty: Psychology-Behavioral Science Department-Fall semester 2019

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Category:: Faculty
Department:: Behavioral Sciences Department
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Apr 2, 2019
Closes:: Apr 18, 2019 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Full-time
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. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, serving some 18,000 students annually across all modes of instruction. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry specific training programs. The College is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is a Hispanic and Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 900 International Students attend from 107 countries, speaking 75 languages.


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.


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:

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 be adept in the assessment of learning outcomes and in 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. Ability to instruct online is a plus.

Letters of application should address the above requirements as well as qualifications for this position.

Position Description: Full time instructor in the Behavioral Sciences Department. Responsible for the teaching and curriculum development of Psychology courses.

Specific Duties:

  • Teach Principles of Psychology and other Psychology courses. The successful candidate may be assigned to teach at any of the College's campuses or instructional sites
  • Engage students through a variety of high-impact teaching strategies and student development approaches that are culturally responsive to a diverse student population
  • Actively participate in department, division and college-wide initiatives such as, but not limited to: Learning Communities, LifeLap, the Center for Equity and Cultural Wealth, Open Education Resources (OER), and Community Engagement
  • Collaborate with faculty colleagues in the design, pilot, and evaluation of course and program learning outcomes
  • Continue to improve teaching practice and remain current in one's area of expertise by engaging in relevant professional development
  • Actively participate as a faculty member in the general College community and fulfill all duties as stipulated in the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement


  • Master's degree in Psychology, General Psychology, Educational Psychology, Developmental Psychology, or Human Development. A master's or doctoral degree in Education will be considered if the degree is in Psychology or Human Development and if the candidate submits an official transcript of records
  • College-level teaching experience
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Community college teaching experience
  • Knowledge and experience teaching in Learning Communities, implementing Service-Learning, Community Engagement and/or Place-Based Learning, integrating technology into the classroom, and other culturally inclusive pedagogies
  • Expertise in teaching Developmental Psychology, Child Psychology, Adolescent & Adult Development, and Introduction to Behavioral Research

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $46,000.00-$53,000.00. Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education and Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Relocation Stipend May Be Available.

Effective date: Fall Semester 2019. To Ensure Consideration, Application Materials Must Be Received By April 18, 2019.

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: 4/3/2019
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