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Adjunct Instructor- Humanities

Employer
City Colleges of Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English as a Second Language, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Other Humanities, Philosophy, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Type
Full Time
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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR – HUMANITIES
TRUMAN COLLEGE


Truman College is currently seeking a Part-Time Faculty to teach an Intro to Latin American/Latino Studies course in our Humanities Department. 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 student in critical thinking and problem-solving.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • M.A. in Humanities with graduate level credits in Latin American Studies, or M.A. in Latin American/Latino Studies.
  • You must demonstrate excellence in teaching, commitment to integrating new technologies in the learning process and the ability to inspire, motivate and empower students to succeed.
  • Maintain office hours for advising, mentoring and coaching students.
  • Development and revision of courses and instructional materials as necessary.
  • Post syllabi and grades on BrightSpace.


Note: Unofficial transcripts, a statement of your teaching philosophy and professional letters of recommendation are required at the time of interview. Official transcripts must be provided if hired.


We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Thank you for your interest in CCC!

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