The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at Boston University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director. The Assistant Director will offer high-level support for CTL programs related to the university-wide general education program (the BU Hub) and will promote teaching that is inclusive, innovative, and proven effective. In addition to supporting faculty through consultations, workshops, and faculty learning communities, the Assistant Director will develop programs, events, and resources related to the BU Hub, helping to shape a bold vision for the future of general education at Boston University. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of the CTL and works closely with the BU Hub leadership in a dynamic CTL that is integrally involved in major strategic initiatives related to teaching and learning at Boston University. The role of Assistant Director will evolve and offers significant opportunities for professional growth, including educational and training opportunities throughout the university and generous support for professional development beyond. The CTL is dedicated to promoting the relationship between inclusive teaching and excellence, and it strives to foster an equitable and inclusive work environment.
We will begin resume reviews on November 22, 2019.
Candidates should be knowledgeable about research on effective teaching and have experience working directly with faculty in a variety of professional learning settings including individual consultations, learning communities, formal workshops, and informal settings. They should hold a Ph.D. or Ed.D., have substantial teaching experience at the university level, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate proactively in a team environment. They should share a commitment to BUs institutional values regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion. Experience with and interest in general education, inclusive pedagogy, and educational technology is preferred. To be considered, qualified candidates must submit (1) a letter of intent, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (4) contact information for three references that can attest to the candidates qualifications and performance. A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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