Faculty – Chinese Language and Culture (Part-Time) (Bard High School Early College DC)

Employer
Bard High School Early College Washington, D.C.
Location
District of Columbia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
The Bard Early Colleges, tuition-free, satellite campuses of Bard College operated through partnerships with public school systems, are founded on the belief that many high-school-age students are eager and ready for the intellectual challenges of a college education.

Employer Website: https://apply.interfolio.com/88750
About the Bard Early Colleges
Through a tuition-free, engaging college program in the liberal arts and sciences with robust supports, the Bard Early Colleges (BEC) help high school students, particularly those at risk of not completing postsecondary education, access, afford, and complete college prepared to contribute to the workforce and civic life. 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 supports. Now in its second decade, the Bard Early College network serves over 2,850 students in five states and Washington DC. Since 2003, Bard College has awarded more than 3,000 A.A. degrees to its early college students.

Bard High School Early College DC (BHSEC DC), a partnership between Bard College and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), invites applications for part-time founding faculty positions in Chinese Language and Culture, beginning August 2021. BHSEC DC seeks candidates able to teach Chinese language at all levels, content courses in Chinese culture, and either world literature or world history. Experience teaching Chinese to diverse populations is essential.

Position Duties
For our founding faculty at BHSEC DC, we seek educators passionate about their fields of study and committed to advancing equity through rigorous curricula made accessible to students with varied academic preparation. The successful applicant must be committed to teaching classes at both the high school and college levels. In addition, candidates will be expected to participate fully in the life of the school, including student advising, club advising, and committee service. A graduate degree in the field and college teaching experience is required; high school teaching experience, and/or experience working with high school-age students is desirable.

Qualifications
  • M.A. in Chinese (required)
  • Ph.D. in Chinese Language, Literature, or related field at the time of employment (preferred)
  • Experience teaching at both high school and college levels (desired)
  • Experience in urban settings (desired)
Application Instructions
To apply, please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one-page teaching statement, sample course syllabus, and the names and contact information for three references through the Interfolio job application link provided: http://apply.interfolio.com/88750

Review of applications begins immediately and will proceed until the position is filled.

Questions
Inquiries may be directed via email to Dean of Studies, Brian Gloor at bgloor@bhsec.bard.edu .

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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.

AA/EOE

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