Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Looking for an opportunity to gain insight on how an HBS MBA classroom works? Hoping to gain experience in anticipation of a PhD program? Looking to bring your finance and accounting skills into an academic environment?
The Harvard Business School (HBS) seeks a candidate to serve as a full-time teaching fellow to assist a faculty course head in ensuring the effective administration of a critical first year MBA financial course.
Working to support the teaching group, the Fellow will have these major areas of responsibility: 1) high level engagement with the faculty teaching group and the course to ensure effective course administration; 2) student support including review sessions, tutorials, problem sets; and 3) research including updating and writing cases and supplemental course materials, and preparing teaching notes.
The Fellow will read and prepare cases, attend faculty teaching group meetings, attend classes, and assist with class participation.
The Fellow will assist the faculty course head in issues related to course design, quizzes, exams, and assignment preparation.
The Fellow will conduct review sessions and provide tutorial support to students outside the classroom.
The Fellow will assist the faculty in designing grading templates, and in grading and providing feedback.
The Fellow will develop teaching materials to help enhance the course framework, including writing cases, teaching notes, and supplemental materials or tools as directed by the course head.
The Fellow will support the teaching group and implement decisions pertaining to course materials, assignments, and communication with students and administrative departments.
The Fellow will manage course logistics including preparing and updating the course platform, ensuring the quality of course materials, scheduling teaching group meetings, coordinating Teaching Assistants as needed, and planning and scheduling outside speakers.
The Fellow will conduct research or coordinate the research of current events, and work with the teaching group faculty to integrate those materials into the course.
The Fellow may also research case leads and assist other unit faculty with other courses and research as directed by the unit head.
This is a full-time term appointment, through June 30, 2020, with strong potential for reappointment.
HBS is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this role.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, a cover letter and resume are required for full consideration. Upon the review of application materials, applicants may be asked to submit a writing sample, and transcript(s).
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Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Advanced degree required.
CPA, MS in accounting or finance or MBA preferred. Teaching experience will be an advantage but is not a requirement The successful candidate must be a very good writer; have extensive training in accounting; have solid financial, analytical, conceptual skills; work well independently; and be at home in an academic environment. Excellent communication, interpersonal, organization, research, analytical, writing, and editing skills are required. Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to flexibly adapt to changes in priorities; ability to work calmly under deadline pressure, work both independently and as a team member, take initiative; and follow projects through to completion.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48575BR
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