Part-time Undergraduate Faculty - Across All Programs and Divisions of the College

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Al-Quds Bard, PalestinePart-time Undergraduate Faculty - Across All Programs and Divisions of the CollegeEntering its ninth year of operation, Al-Quds Bard College for Arts and Sciences (AQB) is an innovative program offering a liberal arts undergraduate education and Master of Arts in Teaching program in Palestine, with an enrollment of 350 students in 2016-2017. AQB is a rigorous program, culminating in a two-semester independent senior project, which, in the social sciences, is generally a demanding research paper of 45 pages or more. Graduates of AQB receive dual degrees: a BA or a MAT from Al-Quds University and from Bard College (New York).

AQB invites applications for part-time faculty across all programs and divisions of the College including, Literature & Society, Media Studies, Political Science, Human Rights & International Law, Economics & Finance, Urban Studies & Spatial Practices, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science and the Core Division.

We seek faculty whose teaching methods are student-centered, involving students in active discussion and group tasks to develop their reading, writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills in English. Candidates should be truly interdisciplinary—someone who will creatively and intellectually challenge the standard tropes of academic research.

Required qualifications:

  • MA or PhD
  • College-level teaching experience
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of AQB to provide student-centered teaching, foster critical thinking, and incorporate writing into most courses
  • Fluent English, ability to communicate in Arabic a plus
To apply, submit a CV; a cover letter that addresses your interest and background as it relates to this position; evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as student evaluations and syllabi; and three letters of reference.

Please submit your application through Interfolio by following the link corresponding to the appropriate division:

Social Sciences Division, including Political Science, Human Rights & International Law, Economics & Finance, and Urban Studies & Spatial Practices -

Humanities & Practicing Arts Division, including Literature & Society and Media Studies-

Core Division, including First Year & Second Year Seminars and English Composition & Intensive English, and English as a Second Language -

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.





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Posted: 6/14/2019
Application Due: 8/13/2019
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