Adjunct Faculty: Philosophy-Fall semester 2019

Job description

Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: History & Social Sciences Department

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Aug 19, 2019

Type: Adjunct Faculty

Ref No.: ADJ


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.

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:

The Department of History and Social Sciences inquires about the world through six different fields of study: economics, geography, government (political science), history, philosophy and religious studies. For more information about the department, please visit our website, https://www.bhcc.edu/academics/divisions/behavioralsocialsciencesgloballearning/historysocialsciences/.

We are currently seeking part-time faculty to teach Introduction to Philosophy and/or related courses in philosophy in the Department of History and Social Sciences, in fall 2019. For a full list of course offerings, see the BHCC College Catalog, http://bhcc.mass.edu/catalog/ . Please note that courses may be available at the BHCC Charlestown or Chelsea campuses, or additional BHCC instructional sites in Greater Boston.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in Philosophy or equivalent study and experience in related fields with a specialization in philosophy (related fields include but are not limited to: Asian Studies, African American Studies, Critical Theory, Latin American Studies, Islamic Studies, Gender Studies, or Theology)
  • Evidence of inclusive and critical approach to philosophy
  • Experience with high impact teaching and learning practices (examples: undergraduate research, community engagement, critical pedagogies culturally responsive pedagogies, learning communities)
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • College-level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise associated with philosophy in regions other than Europe strongly preferred
  • Evidence of teaching experience in blended, online or hybrid modalities preferred
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Community college teaching experience preferred

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED TO ATTEND THE ADJUNCT ACADEMY PRIOR TO BEING ASSIGNED COURSES.

Additional Information:

Salary: $1,104.00 per credit hour

Effective Date: Fall semester 2019; 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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