Full-Time Faculty, History
Baltimore, MD 
Posted 6 days ago
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About Us
Howard Community College (HCC) is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! We are proud to have received the Great Colleges to Work For honor for 12 consecutive years, 2009-2020.
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Position Title Full-Time Faculty, History
FT/PT Full Time
Hours Per Week 37.5
Work Schedule M-F 8:30-5
Minimum Compensation
General Responsibilities
The Division of Social Sciences and Teacher Education seeks a dynamic, collaborative and student-centered full-time faculty member to join the Social Sciences and Education Division, to teach in the field of African-American history with the ability to also teach survey courses in the history of the United States. The Division of Social Sciences and Teacher Education currently offers two pathways: one in Education and another in Social Sciences. The latter contains a Social Sciences program where students can focus their interests within a specific social sciences discipline. Our division's courses are responsible for measuring General Education objectives in global competency and critical thinking, among others. Our faculty seeks to provide a challenging curriculum that fosters disciplinary and interdisciplinary thinking in ways that meet our students where they are and build confidence and ability. As a college with significant student diversity in ethnicity, age, and personal experience we require faculty to develop an inclusive curriculum that promotes critical thinking and empathy.

The incumbent will be required to participate in college and/or community service, and will also be tasked with exploring the integration of high-impact practices into the history curriculum, in collaboration with the HCC Division of Academic Engagement. Daytime, evening, and weekend courses are taught at HCC across all platforms: face-to-face, online and hybrid. We are looking for a colleague with the ability to engage students and to instruct using a range of teaching methods and pedagogies.

Work Performed
  • The successful candidate will teach 30 credit hours of history courses per year (fall and spring semesters) and provide a minimum of five office hours for student interaction per week during fall and spring semesters.
  • Other responsibilities include but are not limited to design, development, and assessment of course and program content.
  • All full-time faculty participate in college service, for example by serving on departmental and college committees and supporting initiatives that meet the division's core work.
  • All faculty make themselves available to advise students on program requirements.
  • A full list of faculty responsibilities can be found at
Minimum Education Required Master's degree
Minimum Number of Years Experience Required 2
Other Knowledge Required
  • Master's degree in the field of history required. Earned doctoral degree in history would be an asset
  • A minimum of 2 years of teaching experience required; experience teaching in community college, preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching survey courses in African-American history and United States history, required
  • Demonstrated experience of teaching using a range of teaching and learning methods/pedagogies, required
  • Ability to create inclusive learning environments for heterogeneous groups of learners, required
  • Successful candidates should demonstrate ease using technology and software applications including Microsoft Office, required
  • Capability to teach using Online Electronic Resources, preferred
  • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communications, required
  • Experience using a Learning Management System, required
Working Conditions
Supervisory Postion? No
Division Social Sciences and Teacher Education (Div)
Department Social Sciences and Teacher Education
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number B078P
Number of Vacancies 1
Best Consideration Date 09/30/2022
Job Open Date 08/12/2022
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Job Category Faculty
Benefits Summary
Howard Community College offers competitive salaries, excellent medical and dental selections, tuition reimbursement and paid leave programs. As a participating member of the Maryland Retirement and Pension System, HCC offers two retirement options: The Pension, which requires a 7% employee contribution and The ORP, a 403(b) with a 7.25% employer contribution only. Employees in positions that do not require a bachelor's degree must participate in The Pension. Employees that possess a bachelor's degree and hold professional positions that require a bachelor's degree may choose to participate in either The Pension or The ORP.
Applicant Instructions
*Pre-employment criminal background investigation is a condition of employment.

HCC is interested in all qualified applicants who are eligible to work in the United States. However, HCC will generally not sponsor applicants for work visas. Due to HCC policy, only employees living in states contiguous to Maryland are eligible for work at HCC and include Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC, Pennsylvania. Candidates must live in the commutable area or willing to relocate at their own expense if offered the position because HCC does not offer relocation benefits.

Please complete the entire HCC Employment Application (Candidates will be evaluated on completing the college's application in full).
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EEO Statement
Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer & values diversity within its faculty, staff & student population. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

HCC understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 443-518-1100.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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