Entering its fourteenth year of operation in Fall 2022, Al-Quds Bard College for Arts and Sciences (AQB) is an innovative program introducing a liberal arts undergraduate education to the West Bank, with an enrollment of approximately 331 undergraduate and graduate students. AQB's undergraduate program, taught in English, is rigorous, culminating in a two-semester independent senior project, which, in many fields, is a demanding research paper. Graduates of AQB receive two degrees: a BA or a MAT from Al-Quds University and a BA or MAT from Bard College (New York).
AQB invites applications for part-time faculty across all programs and divisions of the College including: Literature & Society, Media Studies, Political Science, Human Rights & International Law, Economics & Finance, Urban Studies & Spatial Practices, Biology, Molecular Genetics, Computer Science and the Core Division.
We seek faculty whose teaching methods are student-centered, involving students in active discussion and group tasks to develop their reading, writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills in English. Candidates should be truly interdisciplinary--someone who will creatively and intellectually challenge the standard tropes of academic research.
PhD in relevant fields of Natural Sciences and Computing including, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, PreMed or Computer Science from a university of recognized standing.
A minimum of 5 years teaching experience at the university or college level.
Experience in Natural Sciences and Computing divisions including, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, PreMed or Computer Science.
A minimum of 5 years research experience is preferred, and have demonstrated scholarly achievement with a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Must have the ability to obtain extramural funding.
Enthusiasm for the mission of AQB to provide student-centered teaching, foster critical thinking, and incorporate writing into most courses.
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment.
Excellent oral and communication skills, fluent English, and ability to communicate in Arabic a plus.
To apply please submit the information below on Interfolio by following this link:
Submit a CV; a cover letter that addresses your interest and background as it relates to this position, evidence of teaching effectiveness, student evaluations and Syllabi, and three letters of reference through Interfolio.com.
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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.