National Institute on Scientific Teaching
University of Pennsylvania
The Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Pennsylvania seeks an associate director who will specialize in supporting inclusive teaching at the University of Pennsylvania. This position will take an active role in all aspects of the center, but will particularly contribute to CTL’s commitment to support inclusive and equitable teaching that helps the diversity of Penn students to thrive. This associate director will both lead programs focused on inclusive teaching for faculty, graduate students and other instructors, and help CTL to incorporate inclusive practices in its programming broadly. Working as part of the CTL team as well as independently, this position will contribute to the center’s programming, including, but not limited to: organizing and leading discussions and workshops on teaching; consulting with instructors and observing classes; supporting particular initiative around inclusion; and communicating with groups throughout Penn to develop and coordinate teaching programs. The ideal candidate may also be eligible to teach part-time at Penn. The Center for Teaching and Learning works to help instructors at every level at Penn excel in their teaching, to enhance the culture of teaching at the university, and, in turn, to increase the quality of education at Penn.
A Master’s degree is required, Ph.D. strongly preferred plus a minimum of 2-3 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred skills and experience, teaching at the college level, experience in and ideas about teacher development, expertise in inclusive teaching and teaching diverse students, ability to develop and administer teaching improvement programs and the ability to work with a variety of disciplines and teaching styles. Excellent communication skills a must.
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