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 the Sciences, teaching both lab-based and seminar style courses for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Candidates with expertise in any area of biology 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. Candidate 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.
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 interdisciplinarity in their curricular design, and a demonstrated commitment to promoting diverse working and learning environments.
We are planning an in-person Spring semester with the possibility of going remote depending on CDC guidelines. We also ask our adjunct faculty to allot one hour of online office hour per course. The spring semester begins January 4th.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a letter of interest and curriculum via: http://apply.interfolio.com/78615 . Review of applications to begin in mid-October.
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.
For questions regarding this position, please contact, Executive Director Ana María Caldwell at email@example.com. 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