Adjunct Instructor - Humanities (Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies)

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - HUMANITIES (INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES)

MALCOLM X COLLEGE

Malcolm X College is currently seeking adjunct instructors to teach Humanities - Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies. If you have passion for teaching and learning and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the students in critical thinking and problem-solving.

The Department of Humanities & Fine Arts is an interdisciplinary department that emphasizes the study of society, ideas, communication, and cultures through various languages. The Humanities Department comprises three disciplines: Humanities, Philosophy, and World Languages Spanish.

The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values: accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
  • Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic and professional communities and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.
  • Present effective instruction to students based upon approved course syllabi.
  • Assess and grade students based upon legitimate assessment factors.
  • Maintain and submit student attendance records and student grades.
  • Hold one hour of student conference time per week for every course section taught.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree or higher in Humanities or Master of Arts in Classics, Comparative Religions, or Foreign Language literature required. Master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in one or several related humanities disciplines is also acceptable.
  • Knowledge of Brightspace Learning Management System or similar Learning Management System, preferred
  • Prior experience with online teaching (via Zoom) and/or online teaching certification is strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students, required
  • Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college


When applying, please attach your unofficial transcripts and include any scholarship work, publications, committee work, and other relevant engagements in your cover letter.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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