Teaches twenty-one course sections (1.5 hours/section) over the academic year in any part of the Basic Program 4-year curriculum and Alumni Sequences, both onsite and online, as assigned by the Basic Program Chair.
Performs teaching duties in a professional manner and will communicate promptly and professionally with Program staff.
Develops Alumni courses to offer in the Basic Program; all courses are text-driven and use the Socratic method of discussion and analysis. Any approved teaching hours would be compensated over and above the position salary.
Attends monthly Basic Program staff meetings.
Participates in professional development activities such as online training, pedagogy workshops, staff retreat.
This is a part-time position, 22.5 hours/week total.
Position is a one-year term with the opportunity to renew based on end of year performance review.
Performs initial and ongoing assessments of students' academic abilities and rates of achievements. Monitors and documents students' progress, participation, and attendance in class.
Provides extra support for students outside the normal classroom hours, including tutorials and academic counseling and guidance services.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masters degree in humanities or social sciences field.
PhD in humanities or social sciences field.
University of Chicago degree.
A minimum of 5 years of teaching in the Basic Program or equivalent.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Basic Program curriculum and teaching methods.
Profiicent in computers and relevant software, including online learning platform software.
Communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with students, faculty, staff, and others.
Think proactively, and organize and complete projects with minimal supervision.
Work both independently and as part of a team.
Work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Proficiency with, or ability to learn, a range of computer and software applications (Microsoft Office; Canvas, Zoom, etc.)
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