Under general direction, assists faculty and graduate students with teaching enhancement and course design for face-to-face, blended, and online courses, including innovative, evidence based teaching strategies, assessment methods, and technology integration; facilitates pedagogical programs and develops resources in support of the Center's mission and the University's educational initiatives and mission.
Characteristic Job Tasks and Responsibilities
May include any and/or all of the following:
1. Consults and collaborates with faculty, graduate students to analyze and enhance instructional practices using innovative, evidence-based teaching strategies, assessment methods, classroom management, and technology integration.
2. Assists individual faculty and graduate students in the (re)design and development of face-to-face, blended, and online courses to promote student learning and engagement. 3. Facilitates workshops and other pedagogical programs and develops resources in support of the Centers mission and the Universitys educational initiatives and mission. 4. Researches evidence-based teaching, assessment, and instructional design methods and emerging technologies to enhance face-to-face, blended, and online courses. 5. Regularly participates in professional development activities to maintain knowledge and skills in instructional and faculty development; performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Working knowledge of the research on teaching and learning, including trends and emerging practices, emerging technologies and strategies for integrating instructional technologies into teaching
Excellent listening, speaking, and writing skills
Effective teaching and facilitation skills
Ability to successfully manage projects
Ability to design and implement programs
Ability to work with a variety of disciplines and teaching styles
Strong commitment to collaboration and working as part of a team
Sensitivity to personal issues related to teaching improvement and understanding of faculty/academic culture and demonstrated commitment to faculty/graduate student development
Education and experience equivalent to: Masters degree; supplemented with at least 2 years of experience teaching in an academic discipline at the post-secondary level.
Applicants should include the following materials listed below. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.
CV/curriculum vitae (we are accepting resumes, too)
statement of teaching philosophy,
optional statement of their philosophy of instructional design
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.