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Full Time Faculty, Latin American History

Employer
Berklee College of Music
Location
Boston, MA
Closing date
Jan 26, 2023

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Sector
Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, History
Organization Type
Corporate
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Job Description:

Berklee College of Music invites applications for a full time faculty position to teach Latin American History in the Liberal Arts and Sciences Department. The Department, one of the largest at Berklee, serves students at both Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. It offers an innovative Liberal Arts and Sciences Program including courses and minors in the humanities, social sciences, mathematics, and natural sciences. Berklee's Liberal Arts and Sciences offerings are designed to empower students to advance personal communication, engage in critical and creative thinking, and develop holistically as citizens of the world and informed artists.

Reporting to and under the supervision of the Chair of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the ideal candidate will have content expertise and be skilled in pedagogical practices that engage students and make education relevant. Additionally, they will be student centered and dedicated to the role of Liberal Arts and Sciences in the education of artists. This is a 9-month, in-person position (fall/spring semesters) with opportunity for teaching during the summer semester. Contract is renewable. Compensation is commensurate with professional experience.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Ph.D. in History (Latin American)
  • Experience teaching at the university level
  • Record of creative scholarship/professional activity
  • Demonstration of collaboration and participation in professional organizations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Command of technology to support professional work and advance teaching and learning
  • Commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Teach courses in History, as assigned
  • Submit syllabi for all courses assigned
  • Attend Department meetings and contribute to the faculty community of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Professional Education Division, and Berklee
  • Hold weekly office hours for students
  • Engage in professional development to maintain and continually advance teaching skills
  • Contribute via service projects/committee assignments to advance the work and offerings of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Participate in professional organizations and/or activities beyond campus borders
  • Attend College-wide events (e.g., Opening Day) and follow all other guidelines per the Faculty Contract Agreement
  • Other duties as assigned

START DATE

The start date for the position is Summer/Fall 2023.

SUBMISSION PROCESS

1. Electronic applications only. Please submit application materials in PDF or Word format at berklee.edu/jobs. Address your cover letter to: Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Search Committee, Attn: Dr. Marcela Castillo-Rama, Chair, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Berklee College of Music.

2. Candidates should submit:
  • A cover letter of interest outlining background and qualifications
  • A curriculum vitae (including contact information for at least three references)
  • Note: Supporting materials may be requested as the search progresses

APPLICATION REVIEW AND DEADLINE

1. Review of applications will begin immediately.

2. This search will remain open for applications until the position is filled.

Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at Berklee:

We support an inclusive workplace where everyone excels based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance. Berklee affirms that inequality is detrimental to our faculty, staff, students, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to make lasting change through our actions. Berklee is committed to providing fair and equitable consideration of all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, national origin, place of birth, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, or status as a member of the armed forces or veteran of the armed forces, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

As part of this commitment, Berklee will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Team at hroperations@Berklee.edu or call 617-747-2375.

Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of our institution, community, and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

*Currently enrolled Berklee students are not permitted to apply for staff or faculty positions.*
Employee Type:FacultySummary
  • Location: Berklee College of Music - Boston
  • Type: Full time
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