BPI is seeking a professor to teach Spanish I and II for the 2019-2020 academic year at Eastern Correctional Facility. This would be a two-semester appointment.
About BPI The Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) enables incarcerated men and women to earn Bard College degrees. Established in 2001, BPI has more than 300 students across six New York correctional facilities, where they enroll full-time in liberal arts coursework representative of the four academic divisions of the college—The Arts; Languages and Literature; Social Studies; and Science, Mathematics, and Computing. More information about BPI and examples of subject areas offered at bpi.bard.edu.
Description BPI offers small, seminar-style courses taught in person at the same standard as on the main campus. BPI language courses are twice-a-week courses, and faculty are paid on a per-course basis.
Following an academic semester calendar, fall and spring semesters run fifteen weeks. Classes are held Monday through Friday, and class periods are two hours.
Ph.D. or other terminal degree is required.
Interested faculty can apply by submitting a CV and a brief letter of interest that should include a list of courses taught and a note about which semester or semesters they are available through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/61040.
Review of applications is ongoing, as course needs vary from semester to semester. The BPI administration will contact applicants when there is an opening that matches their subject area and availability.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.
About Bard College
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.