Portland Community College Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Faculty Diversity Internship Program

Coordinator: Lisa George | 971-722-5840 | lisa.george1@pcc.edu

Portland Community College is committed to attracting applicants from racially and ethnically diverse systemically non-dominant communities. PCC’s Faculty Diversity Internship Program (FDIP) provides faculty experience, faculty development opportunities, cohort support, and direct mentorship for aspiring instructors. FDIP interns are post-secondary instructors who are at the beginning of their careers and desire full time faculty appointments with PCC. FDIP is administered by PCC’s Office of Equity and Inclusion.

Interns will:

  • receive extensive faculty development
  • co-teach one class with a mentor Fall term
  • teach one class Winter Term
  • teach one class Spring Term
  • be eligible to receive a direct appointment to a full-time 1 year temporary position OR be eligible to apply for a full-time position for the 2019-2020 academic year, should an opening be available
  • be paid (usually at the beginning step placement) for teaching two courses on their own

For the 2018-2019 academic year, the college is welcoming applicants to the FDIP in the following areas (please review the Minimum Instructor Qualifications for each discipline):

In addition to the minimum qualifications mentioned above, in order to qualify for selection as an intern, applicants must also have 1 year (minimum) of post-secondary teaching experience in their discipline.

The program has 4 openings available for current PCC instructors, and 4 openings available for external applicants.

To be considered as a candidate, all of the following materials must be submitted (incomplete application packets may not be considered):

  1. Cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications described in this posting
  2. Current and complete resume of education and professional experience
  3. Unofficial transcripts
    • A copy of an academic transcript from an accredited institution of higher education must accompany all applications to FDIP. The type of degree and the date awarded must appear on the transcript.
    • All transcripts from institutions outside of the U.S. are required to include an evaluation by a U.S. credential evaluation agency.
    • Upon acceptance to the FDIP, you will be required to provide official copies of transcripts for any degrees required for the position.

Applicants selected for the FDIP will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of participation in the program.

Due date: Summer 2018 – ASAP. Applications accepted until positions are filled or until further notice. To apply, please email lisa.george1@pcc.edu and include all documents as MS Word or PDF attachments.