eCornell delivers online professional certificate programs to individuals and organizations around the world. Certificates are designed and developed as a collaborative effort between Cornell University faculty and eCornell's professional instructional design and development teams.
eCornell offers more than 100 Certificates in a wide range of topics, including leadership and management, data science, engineering, marketing, technology, human resources, healthcare, hospitality and more. New programs are being launched constantly. Short courses (most are 2-weeks) with small cohorts are designed to be interactive, and to help learners gain skills they can immediately apply in their organizations.
As a credible expert with applied experience in the associated fields, the eCornell Course Facilitator plays a key role in delivering the value of the eCornell courses. Along with content from Cornell University faculty, high-production value courses, the Course Facilitators enhance and augment a complete learning experience for students.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
We are seeking course facilitators and subject-matter specialists for an upcoming certificate in Hemp Genetics and Breeding.
With applications ranging from textiles to health foods and fuel, the hemp industry in the US is booming. In order to keep up with the rapidly growing demand for seeds, hemp breeders and seed technicians are highly sought after.
Students completing the program will be able to:
Analyze the genetic basis for variation in plant traits and how those genes are inherited.
Apply breeding techniques and selection schemes for the development of new hemp cultivars.
Understand and apply relevant intellectual property law to the protection of new hemp cultivars.
Hired eCornell Course Facilitators will:
Be classified as part-time casual employees with Cornell University, with flexible course facilitation assignments through the year.
Be provided with extensive onboarding support prior to being assigned courses.
Share their applied experience in the field with working adults from around the world.
Encourage sharing of reflection and information by students using online platforms.
Assess and provide relevant feedback for students on assignments.
Collaborate with appropriate eCornell staff to contribute to continuous improvement and student engagement as needed.
Master of Science in Plant Science from a regionally-accredited institution (or non-US equivalent) and at least 3 years of experience working within the field, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Comfortable using technology effectively for communication, instruction, and/or coaching.
Exceptional communication skills in English with the ability to communicate complex ideasclearly and concisely.
Additionally, preferred qualifications include:
Prior teaching, tutoring or mentorship experience in related disciplines.
Online instructional experience.
There is no VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance available for these positions.
These positions are remote, which means you can be located anywhere within the U.S.
The eCornell Course Facilitators are casual, non-benefits eligible positions.
The positions are exempt positions, and are thus not available as an additional appointment for current Cornell University non-exempt employees.
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