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Adjunct Faculty: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Department

Job Description

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.


Five institutional goals guide BHCC and its work: Foster Student Success; Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness; Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity; Build Partnerships and Pathways; and Develop the College's Infrastructure. BHCC is recognized nationally for its culturally inclusive learning environments that value the strengths of diverse students and local communities, and, as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, BHCC 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 2018 was higher than the national average. Twenty-nine colleges and universities in Boston serve more than 150,000 college students each year. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

BHCC is seeking dynamic adjunct faculty to teach in the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Department for Fall 2023.

Opening available in the followingcourse:

CRJ-117-400 Street Law(In-person, Tuesdays & Thursdays) 1:35 PM - 3:05 PM

This course examines the origins of the American Legal System through an analysis of its function, sources and its varied aspects. This course introduces students to fundamental criminal law and constitutional law principles, and provides a platform for guided discussions of important public policy issues concerning, crime, discrimination, healthcare, and immigration. The course uses the latest instructional technology including e-portfolios, case studies, simulated legal exercises, small group exercises and analytical thought problems to develop higher-level thinking skills that prepare students for other course work in criminal justice, law, sociology, history, and government.


  • Master's Degree in related field or Master's Degree in any field combined with related work experience
  • Commitment to advancing equity and access in the classroom
  • College teaching experience, especially at community college level,preferred.Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population

Additional Information:

Salary: $1,132.00 Per Credit Hour

Effective Date: Fall semester, open until filled

Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

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