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21 Jun 2022

Part-Time Adjunct Faculty in U.S. History, American Studies (Bard Early College New Orleans)

Bard Early College New Orleans – Posted by WorkAtBEC New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Job Description

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty in U.S. History, American Studies (Bard Early College New Orleans)

Details

Bard Early College New Orleans (BECNO), a partnership between Bard College and the Louisiana Department of Education invites applications for an adjunct faculty position in US history for this fall semester which starts on August, 8th, 2022 and will be a year round course. Candidates who will have a Master’s or Ph.D. at the time of employment, or who are ABD, with high school and/or college teaching experience are preferred.

Bard Early College in New Orleans engages bright, intellectually curious students through a tuition-free, immersive liberal arts curriculum offered to students in the last two years of high school. By promoting authentic and supportive undergraduate opportunities, Bard Early College faculty and staff prepare students of all academic backgrounds for further college success. Across our network, the Bard Early Colleges enable talented and highly motivated students to complete a high school diploma alongside an Associate of Arts degree from Bard College. Our academic program emphasizes student-led learning in small seminar-style classes. We offer team-based intentional support for our non-traditional students, and a culture of collaborative pedagogical development for our teachers.

We are looking for candidates with familiarity using participatory pedagogy, a focus on interdisciplinary connections in their curricular design, and a demonstrated commitment to promoting diverse working and learning environments. We are seeking educators with a commitment to social justice, who are passionate about their fields of study, and interested in working to advance equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic preparation.

The US History class will meet twice a week and we have some flexibility on the class days/times. Candidates do have the option of proposing another History or Humanities class that best reflects their educational background, interest, and training.  We also ask our adjunct faculty to allot one office hour per course.  We are planning an in-person Fall semester with the possibility of going hybrid depending on CDC guidelines.  The Fall semester begins August 8th.

Location: Bard Early College in New Orleans, LA

Start Date: Late July or Early August 2022

Compensation: $4500 per humanities or social sciences course, limited to 2 per semester

Qualifications:

  • Candidates with expertise in U.S. History will be considered.
  • We are seeking educators with a commitment to social justice, who are passionate about their fields of study, and interested in working to advance equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic preparation.
  • Candidates must show a demonstrated proficiency and interest in teaching high school.
  • 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.

How to Apply

Please Apply directly with Bard College/Bard Early Colleges.  Do this by clicking on the “Apply Now” button found through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/108689 Use the Interfolio link provided to upload the following documents directly with Bard College / Bard Early Colleges:
  • Letter of Interest
  • C.V./resume
Review of applicants will begin as applications are submitted. Bard Early 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.  Women and members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please see the Bard employee handbook at www.bard.edu/hr  for more information about the employee policies of the College. Work authorization in the United States is required for all Bard Early College faculty positions.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: American Studies, college students, cultural difference, DEI, Diversity, dual enrollment, equal educational opportunities, equal opportunity, Equity, High school students, history, inclusion, and public grants. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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