Job Details

Bunker Hill Community College
  • Position Number: 1459898
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - English and Literature

Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: English Department

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: May 10, 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:

  • Teach English writing, literature, or reading courses in the English Department.
  • Courses may be offered at any of the BHCC campuses, satellites and instructional centers, including the Charlestown and Chelsea campuses, Chelsea High School Early College Program, Madison Park Vocational Technical High School in Roxbury, Malden High School, the Freedom House in Dorchester, and the Pao Arts Center in Chinatown.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Composition/Rhetoric, English, English Literature, Literacy or Writing required. Master's degree or Doctorate in an interdisciplinary field with core coursework in Composition/Rhetoric, English, English Literature, Literacy or Writing will be considered if graduate transcript(s) are submitted with application; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Teaching experience required; community college teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience teaching African Literature, American Literature from the Civil War through the 20th century, and/or the Immigrant Experience in Literature a plus
  • Experience with Learning Communities or openness to engaging in the teaching of Learning Communities 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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