Job Title: Adjunct Professor in Environmental Science and/or Intro to Chemistry (Bard Early College in New Orleans)
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 faculty team at Bard Early College in New Orleans (BECNO), LA. The position will start as soon as possible as the academic year starts on Monday, August 9th. Bard Early College in New Orleans will start all classes online and plans on opening its doors to students for in-person instruction as early as September 7th depending on covid-19 cases and CDC recommendations. We are also considering remote appointments. We are also considering remote appointments. We are seeking an adjunct professor (or multiple adjunct professors) to teach as many of the courses as can in the schedule listed below:
Monday through Friday (9 am – 10:30 am): Environmental Science
Monday, Wednesday, Friday (10:45 am – 12:15 pm): Introduction to Chemistry
Compensation= $6,000 per 4-credit course
A Master’s Degree in the 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 adjunct appointment focuses on teaching and course and curriculum development. In addition to teaching the course, adjuncts are responsible for one hour of office hours per course per week.
We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to equity and social justice and desire to uplift underrepresented students. Candidates must have strong cultural competency skills as well as a commitment to anti-racists work.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to our values: Openness to growth, excellence and teamwork. We are seeking candidates with familiarity using participatory pedagogy, particularly youth participatory action research (YPAR), a focus on interdisciplinary connections in their curricular design, and a demonstrated commitment to promoting diverse working and learning environments.
Interested candidates should submit a resume / C.V. by clicking on the “Apply Now” button through the Interfolio job application link provided here: http://apply.interfolio.com/91956
If you have questions, please email Ana María López Caldwell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications to begin immediately.
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