Summer Program - Year 1 Instructor Positions for the DNA (Diverse Network of Action)

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Bard High School Early College QueensSummer Program - Year 1 Instructor Positions for the DNA (Diverse Network of Action)Project Summary
The purpose of the Bard Diverse Network of Action (DNA) Fellows Program is to provide additional academic support, mentorship, professional and leadership development, and a sense of community to Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens students during their four years here. The Bard DNA Fellows Program aims to support students from historically underrepresented and/or economically disadvantaged backgrounds in their academic, social and emotional success at BHSEC Queens.

This summer, rising Year 1 students, in the Bard DNA Fellows Program, will be taking a 1-credit college course in Humanities. The purpose of this summer course is to support the academic transition of students who will be entering the college program in the Fall. It will also give students the opportunity to take a college course that is not offered here at BHSEC Queens.

Opportunity
BHSEC Queens is seeking (2) faculty members who will teach a 1-credit course during the summer. The course will take place at BHSEC Queens from July 1 - July 26. Class time will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00am-11:45am. Faculty will be required to hold one office hour each week of the course and set aside an additional day to serve as a field trip day.

Class dates: July 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24

Faculty will be compensated with a $2,500 stipend. There will also be a budget for Faculty to take students on their field trip.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop an academic curriculum for the 1-credit course in Humanities
  • Hold one office hour each week of the program (totaling four hours over the summer)
  • Plan and coordinate one field trip, to take place on a day chosen by the faculty member
Preference is given to Candidates with the Following Qualifications:
  • Currently teaching in the Bard High School Early College network of schools
  • Experience in teaching a Humanities course not offered here at BHSEC Queens: sociology, psychology, anthropology, etc.
  • Prior experience working with historically underrepresented students in higher education
How to Apply
To apply, please submit a cover letter; (discuss your interest in this position, experience working with historically underrepresented students) CV, contact information for two references, and propose a 1-credit college course in the Humanities; through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/63214. Review of applications will begin on May 20th and will close when the position is filled.

Bard High School Early College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to diversity. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 6/14/2019
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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