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F/T Faculty: English (2 positions) Spring semester 2020
Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, Massachusetts
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Date Posted August 05, 2019
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Category: Faculty

Department: English Department

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Jul 31, 2019

Type: Full-time

Ref No.: FAC


About Bunker Hill Community College:


Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, serving some 18,000 students annually across all modes of instruction. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry specific training programs. The College is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is a Hispanic and Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 900 International Students attend from 107 countries, speaking 75 languages.


BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.


Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

Full-time, tenure-track instructor in the English Department. Responsible for the teaching and curriculum development of English writing and literature courses.

Specific Duties:

  • Teach courses in college level and developmental English writing and literature as needed
  • Assess the writing skills of students and recommend the appropriate level of courses
  • Actively support the teaching and learning process; create and support a student-centered environment in and beyond the classroom
  • Foster the development of critical thinking skills through the teaching of writing
  • Promote cultural awareness and cultural wealth through the teaching of English
  • Evaluate student performance in the classroom using outcomes-based assessments
  • Participate with other faculty in determining appropriate goals and objectives of English courses and assist in developing course standards
  • Participate in on-going review, development and assessment of the curriculum of English
  • Participate in on-going professional development
  • Maintain expertise in area of teaching responsibility
  • Use new technologies to support instruction
  • Teach in learning communities in which English courses are paired with courses in other disciplines
  • Actively participate as a faculty member in the general College community and fulfill
  • duties as stipulated in the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement


  • Ph.D. in English preferred. Master's degree in English required. Master's degree or doctorate in a related field will be considered if graduate transcript(s) demonstrate core coursework in English and are submitted with application.
  • College-level teaching of writing required; community college teaching experience preferred.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a diverse student, faculty and staff population
  • Experience in digital humanities and open educational resources a plus

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $46,000.00-$55,000.00. Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate with Education and Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Relocation Stipend May Be Available.

Effective date: This position will begin on January 21, 2020. To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by September 19, 2019.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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