Corning Community College accepts applications for its Diversity Teaching Fellowship Program. This program offers the opportunity for graduate students and graduate degree holders who are members of ethnically underrepresented groups or others to gain teaching experience at the community college level. Mission: Corning Community College (CCC) serves life-long learners in our region by providing access to high-quality, affordable transfer, career, and workforce development educational opportunities. Our learning environment fosters diversity, empowerment, leadership, and teamwork for academic, professional, and personal success. We collaborate locally and promote global awareness for social, environmental, and economic sustainability. Accreditation: CCC is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). Commitment to Diversity: CCC is committed to creating and sustaining a campus culture that welcomes and provides support to individuals of all groups and encourages understanding and mutual respect of diverse individuals. Purpose of the Fellowship The Diversity Teaching Fellowship Program is an important part of Corning Community College's diversity and inclusion efforts to create a campus community which better reflects the diversity of our student body and surrounding areas. This program provides members of ethnically underrepresented groups and other underrepresented groups who are either graduate students or holders of graduate degrees with an opportunity to gain teaching experience at a community college. The program has two goals: ? To encourage diverse individuals to consider a career in community college education ? To enhance the education of CCC students by providing opportunities for them to learn from a more diverse faculty. Teaching Fellows will: ? Gain both valuable teaching experience and exposure to the community college as a viable career path. ? Have opportunities to network and broaden their experience in their disciplines, as well as in other academic areas. Program Outline Teaching Fellows will be supervised by a department chairperson or mentored by an experienced faculty member. Fellows will teach or co-teach one or two courses per semester, meet regularly with their faculty mentors, and at their option, participate in departmental, divisional and college-wide activities. The length of a fellowship will be one semester, with an evaluation of the fellow conducted at the end of the semester. The Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs may approve the continuation of the fellowship for a second semester. Fellows will be paid $3,000 per 3 credit hour equivalent course and $3,500 per 4 credit hour equivalent course. Available disciplines for fall 2017:
Corning Community College is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State. It offers an extensive, yet affordable range of educational, cultural, and social opportunities to a diverse population of more than 5,000 full and part-time students. A member of the SUNY system, CCC is widely known for its commitment to excellence in teaching and student development. We seek qualified c...andidates who can help us advance our goals of creating and sustaining a campus culture that welcomes and provides support to individuals of all groups and encourages understanding and mutual respect of diverse individuals. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Corning Community College declares and affirms a policy of Equal Employment and Equal Educational Opportunity. Corning Community College will make all decisions regarding admissions and the entire educational process of its students and the recruitment, hiring, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed or religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or other factors which cannot be lawfully used as the basis for employment or educational decisions.