Faculty–English/American Literature (Bard High School Early College DC)

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Bard High School Early College Washington, D.C.Faculty–English/American Literature (Bard High School Early College DC)Employer Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/88458
Through a tuition-free, engaging college program in the liberal arts and sciences with robust supports, the Bard Early Colleges help high school students, particularly those at risk of not completing postsecondary education, access, afford, and complete college prepared to contribute to the workforce and civic life. Students are taught by college faculty in seminar classes; they receive up to 60 college credits and an associate in arts (A.A.) degree from Bard College, concurrently with a high school diploma. The Bard Early Colleges begin preparing students for college work as early as the 9th grade and offer ongoing guidance and academic supports. Now in its second decade, the Bard Early College (BEC) network serves over 2,850 students in five states. Since 2003, Bard College has awarded more than 3,000 A.A. degrees to its early college students.

Bard High School Early College DC (BHSEC DC), a partnership between Bard College and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), invites applications for full-time founding faculty positions in English/American Literature, beginning August 2021. BHSEC DC seeks candidates with a specialization in literature of the Americas; expertise in African American, Caribbean, and/or Latino Literature is especially desirable. Expertise in the formal teaching of writing is also desirable.

Position Duties
For our faculty at BHSEC DC, we seek educators passionate about their fields of study and committed to advancing equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic preparation. The successful applicant must be committed to teaching classes at both the high school and college levels. In addition, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including student advising, club advising, and committee service. A graduate degree in the field and college teaching experience is required; high school teaching experience, and/or experience working with high school-age students is desirable.


  • Ph.D. in English/American Literature or related field (preferred); ABD and M.F.A. will be considered
  • Experience teaching at both high school and college levels (desired)
  • Experience in urban settings (desired)

Application Instructions
To apply, upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one-page teaching statement, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references through the
Interfolio job application link provided: http://apply.interfolio.com/88458

Review of applications begins immediately and will proceed until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed via email to Dean of Studies, Brian Gloor at [email protected]

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Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 9/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time