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The Center for Teaching and Learning seeks an associate director who will specialize in supporting inclusive and equitable teaching at the University of Pennsylvania. This position will take an active role in all aspects of the center, and notably contribute to CTL’s commitment to support teaching that helps the diversity of Penn students to thrive, particularly paying attention to, among others, those from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented at Penn, or who are first-generation or low-income college students.

This associate director will both lead programs 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 initiatives around inclusion and diversity; 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.


Ph.D. strongly preferred, Master's degree required, plus a minimum of 2-3 years related experience – field is open; Teaching experience 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; Ability to work with a variety of disciplines and teaching styles; Sensitivity to the personal issues related to inclusive teaching and faculty development; Excellent communication skills.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and CV online at the University of Pennsylvania’s Human Resource website:

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