Full-time Faculty - Social Science / Humanities (Bard Early College, New Orleans)

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Bard Early College New OrleansFull-time Faculty - Social Science / Humanities (Bard Early College, New Orleans)Employer Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/88840
About the Bard Early Colleges
The Bard Early Colleges are founded on the belief that many high school–age students are eager and ready for the intellectual challenges of a college education. The Bard Early Colleges act on this belief by providing younger scholars with a tuition-free, credit-bearing college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences following the 9th and 10th grades. 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 support.

Now in its second decade, the Bard Early College network serves over 2,900 students in campuses in Lower Manhattan and Queens, New York; Newark, New Jersey; New Orleans, Louisiana; Cleveland, Ohio; Baltimore, Maryland; and Washington, DC. Since 2003, Bard College has awarded more than 3,000 A.A. degrees to its early college students.
Bard invites applications for a dynamic individual who will join our Bard invites applications for a dynamic individual who will join our faculty team at Bard Early College in New Orleans (BECNO), LA. The position will start in the Summer of 2021 (start date flexible) for a planning period prior to an anticipated Fall 2021 semester start.

Position Duties:
Responsibility for dually-accredited courses in the humanities or social science, our core curricular course, the Bard Seminar, and the candidate’s field of interest or expertise. A Master's Degree in humanities or social sciences is required. Candidates who will have a Ph.D. at the time of employment, or who are ABD, with high school and/or college teaching experience, are preferred. This renewable appointment focuses on teaching, course and curriculum development, and student support. Duties are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday during the academic year (10 month contract). Teaching load is 4-4.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Student advisement of a small cohort of students through First Year Experience curriculum.
  • Student support, in the form of mentorship of peer tutors and office hours.
  • Participation in Early College Pedagogy trainings, workshops, and roundtables with Bard Early College faculty from the Humanities, Mathematics, and Sciences.
  • Contribution to BECNO’s culture of ongoing curriculum revision, innovation, and experimentation.
  • Participate fully in the life of the school, including committee service.
We are seeking candidates with familiarity using participatory pedagogy, particularly youth participatory action research (YPAR), a focus on interdisciplinary in their curricular design, and a demonstrated commitment to promoting diverse working and learning environments.

A Master's Degree in humanities or social sciences is required. Candidates who will have a Ph.D. at the time of employment, or who are ABD, with high school and/or college teaching experience, are preferred. This renewable appointment focuses on teaching, course and curriculum development, and student support. Duties are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday during the academic year (10 month contract). Teaching load is 4-4.

To Apply
Please upload a letter of interest, one-page teaching statement, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/88840

Review of applications to begin immediately, and interviews will begin on June 21, 2021. Role to start as early as July 14, 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.

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Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 9/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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