JOB POSTINGS

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The Office for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at URI is looking for an Assistant Director to lead their Faculty Development Office who will be responsible for the strategic planning and vision casting for our Faculty Development unit, and will guide the design, implementation, and assessment of programs and services for URI faculty.  More information about our current programs and services can be found here: http://web.uri.edu/teach/

Direct the Office of Faculty Development. Provide the vision and leadership for the Office and supervise all staff. Provide leadership to engage members of the university faculty to advance excellence in teaching and learning by designing and offering a combination of workshops, seminars, and consultations. Develop, administer, and assess the impact of the University’s Faculty Development Program. Provide expertise in the scholarship of teaching and learning to help faculty members identify a range of evidence-based pract...

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The Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (HSCRB) is the first and only cross-school academic department in both the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Medical School. As a result, the educational mission spans undergraduate, graduate, and medical communities on both the Cambridge and Longwood campuses, as well as the Harvard-affiliated hospitals. Recently with the approval of a new joint degree program in Biotechnology: Life Sciences with Harvard Business School, HSCRB will welcome business school students to its community. Pedagogically, the curriculum emphasizes hands-on laboratory experience and inquiry-based learning.

Full job posting and application can be found at https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9650

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Works as a preceptor for a new laboratory course as part of a joint degree program with the Harvard Business School in Biotechnology: Life Sciences, holding primary responsibility for SCRB 300 (Lab Essent...

March 26, 2020

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The ROSE (Research on STEM Education) fellowship program is exciting to announce the opporunitiy to apply for the 2020-2021 cohort of ROSE fellows through our NSF-RCN funded network “Research on STEM Education” at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 

The ROSE (Research on STEM Education) fellowship program is a part of a NSF grant. ROSE Fellows will have the opportunity to develop activities and/or reform their courses to better enhance undergraduate education in their classroom by participating in a year-long, mentored program facilitated by the ROSE leadership team. In the fall semester, fellows meet each month to discuss research, participate in professional development, and collaborate to achieve shared goals. Fellows are eligible to receive a fellowship stipend of $1,500 per year and an additional $500 for course supplies/materials to support their activity development and/or course reform efforts. Fellows work one-on-one with a ROSE faculty collaborator t...

POSITION

Lecturer with Security of Employment (Lecturer SOE) at UCLA Executive Director Center for Education Innovation & Learning in the Sciences (CEILS)

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open March 2nd, 2020 through Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

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DESCRIPTION

The University of California, Los Angeles is seeking an individual to lead a campus unit that serves all 13 departments in the Life and Physical Sciences Divisions. The unit’s mission is to support a collaborative community of instructors committed to teaching excellence. In the five years since its inception, CEILS has become a national leader in innovative science pedagogy and in approaches to increase the inclusivity of science education. 

The Executive Director would develop and implement a plan of activities to improve teaching, curriculum, and student success, annually develop and manage a budget to carry out the mission of CEILS, and supervise CEILS personnel. Specific responsibilities would include train...

Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS; http://globalscholars.yale.edu) is the premier summer academic enrichment and leadership development program of its kind for talented high school students from around the world. Enrolling approximately 2,500 high school students through a highly competitive application process, YYGS participants represent more than 100 countries and all 50 U.S. States. The program offers 12 sessions on Yale’s campus in STEM, social science, and humanities fields. The program features inspiring Yale lectures, and over 150 dedicated undergraduate, graduate, and professional school student instructors lead small-group discussions, teach their own unique seminars, and supervise collaborative projects.

Reporting to the YYGS Associate Director of Academic Affairs, the STEM Program Manager serves a key leadership role in the development of YYGS and is responsible for a range of activities including: designing curriculum and coordinating logistics for three STEM sessions with a...


Join a team of scholars and change agents leading an institution-wide educational transformation project in the Center for STEM Learning at the University of Colorado Boulder! The Teaching Quality Framework Initiative is hiring for a postdoctoral-level position to support institutional change through transforming the evaluation of teaching for merit, promotion, and tenure in higher education. The postdoc will primarily be responsible for supporting the College of Engineering and Applied Science by facilitating departmental working groups, and will also participate in university-wide conversations on teaching effectiveness, with opportunities for dissemination of results through research. The successful candidate will have an interest or background in engineering, institutional change, education research, and programmatic assessment. This is an initial 12-month appointment with an ideal start date of June 15, 2020 (flexible), which is potentially renewable, pursuant to university polic...

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open March 2nd, 2020 through Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

DESCRIPTION

The University of California, Los Angeles is seeking an individual to lead a campus unit that serves all 13 departments in the Life and Physical Sciences Divisions. The unit’s mission is to support a collaborative community of instructors committed to teaching excellence. In the five years since its inception, CEILS has become a national leader in innovative science pedagogy and in approaches to increase the inclusivity of science education.

The Executive Director would develop and implement a plan of activities to improve teaching, curriculum, and student success, annually develop and manage a budget to carry out the mission of CEILS, and supervise CEILS personnel. Specific responsibilities would include training activities such as workshops, seminars, institutes, and consultations in support of science instructors seeking to increase the use of evidence-based and inclusive te...

Department Description
The Center for Educational Effectiveness (CEE) works collaboratively and creatively with instructors and university academic administrators to foster, build, implement, and institutionalize effective instructional practices. CEE supports evidence-based decision making in higher education through institutional-, college-, course- and program-scale support, analyses and modeling undertaken by the Educational Analytics and Assessment (EAA) Division. As the primary campus hub for learning analytics and program assessment, the EAA division of CEE supports instructional improvement and research through evaluation, assessment, statistical analyses, learning communities, comprehensive data access, academic analytic tools, and predictive models. The EAA division of CEE also supports campus program review instructional assessment and centralized program evaluation functions for Undergraduate Education (UE).  

Job Summary
The Associate Directo...

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The Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Instructor in Biological Sciences, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. The primary activity for faculty members in the Instructor stream is in teaching and learning, especially in undergraduate programs. Scholarship (pedagogical and discipline-specific) and service are also expected, but form smaller components of the position.

The successful candidate will teach in and enhance the Department’s current undergraduate courses in the Biological Sciences program. These will include foundational (core) courses, quantitative courses and capstone courses. The foundation (core) for the Biological Sciences program, the largest in the department, is a series of first- and second-year core courses that span a range of topics including introductory biology, cell biology, ecology, genetics, organismal biology and biochemistry. The success...

Position Name: Assistant Professor of Instruction / Biology Education Fellow

Description

This position will support the Biology Instructional Office’s efforts to transform Biology undergraduate education as part of the College of Natural Science’s 21st Century Education Initiative. In addition to teaching one or more biology courses, the Biology Education Fellow will foster expertise in inclusive teaching and learning among departmental faculty and provide direct support for course transformation in alignment with departmental goals.

The Biology Education Fellow will be hired and supervised by the Director of the Biology Instructional Office, supported by the Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science (TIDES), the College of Natural Sciences education-focused unit, and join a community of similar individuals in other CNS departments.

Qualifications

A PhD in Biology, or closely related discipline; experience teaching undergraduates; ability to teach a sophomore-level genetics course,...

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