Faculty - American Literature

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Faculty - American Literature

New York, NY
Open Date:
Apr 12, 2019

Bard High School Early College - Manhattan a partnership of Bard College and the New York City Department of Education, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Literature Department beginning Fall 2019. BHSEC, a national model in the field of public school reform, enables talented and highly motivated students to move in four years from the ninth grade through the first two years of college, earning an associate of arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College as well as a high school diploma. The academic program emphasizes small class size, seminar-style discussion and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body in a liberal arts environment.

The BHSEC Literature Department seeks a teacher-scholar of American literature. We are particularly interested in candidates with a specialization in African American literature. The position offers the opportunity to work in a school that is an innovative model in secondary and post-secondary education as a member of a dedicated faculty, most of whom hold terminal degrees in their fields. Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience.


Successful candidates will teach the 9th grade Literature of the America course as well as college electives in their field of expertise. Candidates should also be able to teach in our great books seminar sequence. In addition to teaching a total of three to four classes per semester, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including academic advising.

Application Instructions:

Qualified and interested applicants should send a letter of interest (including a description of a proposed course or two), curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and teaching portfolio (including evaluations, teaching philosophy, and a sample writing assignment for one of the proposed courses) through Interfolio.com. Applications must be received by May 3, and review will begin immediately. Inquiries may be directed via email to [email protected]




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Posted: 4/13/2019
Application Due: 6/12/2019
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