Associate Director of STEM Pedagogy

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere
Associate Director of STEM Pedagogy, Chicago Center for Teaching and Learning
University of Chicago

Reporting to the Executive Director and collaborating with the Deputy Director and the CCTL staff, the Associate Director
of STEM Pedagogy will have the opportunity to design, develop, and manage new pedagogy initiatives at the CCTL to support faculty and
instructors in STEM and other quantitative and experimental programs and departments. The Associate Director of STEM Pedagogy will lead
program logistics, create resources, develop and lead workshops, and provide individual, department, and program consultations to support
teaching and learning in STEM. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience and interest in designing pedagogical programs and
resources to promote equity and inclusion for students in STEM fields. In addition, they will have the opportunity to teach one section a
year of Course Design and College Teaching, the CCTL’s flagship pedagogy course, and contribute to other aspects of Center operations
as needed.

A successful candidate will have a PhD in a STEM or closely related discipline, an in-depth knowledge of STEM
pedagogy, and experience in college teaching.

To learn more about this position, and to apply for the position, please go to the
University of Chicago Career Opportunities website at Review of applications will begin on November 28, 2022
and continue until the job is filled.

About the Department: The Chicago Center for Teaching and Learning (CCTL)
advances teaching and learning at the University of Chicago by fostering a vibrant community of pedagogical reflection, practice, and
innovation. The Center is positioned in the College under the Office of Research and Teaching Innovations. The CCTL provides support for
faculty, instructors, and graduate and undergraduate students across all disciplines through workshops, conferences, courses, learning
communities, and consultation on higher education pedagogy. The CCTL works with schools, divisions, and departments to advise on teaching
development initiatives and collaborates with campus partners on developing and enhancing pedagogical programs. The CCTL is undergoing an
exciting new phase of expansion. As the CCTL grows, center staff will work collaboratively to support existing programming and design and
implement new innovative programs and services to help the Center achieve the following goals: Expand and deepen pedagogical development for
scholar-teachers at all stages of their careers by: (1) building community through shared practice; (2) promoting equitable, engaged, and
innovative teaching; and (3) supporting the generation of knowledge about teaching and learning and the ways to share this knowledge with

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We seek a diverse pool of applicants
who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives,
experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

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