INSTRUCTIONAL CONSULTANT AT CRLT: FOCUS ON GRADUATE STUDENT INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT
How to Apply Submit a cover letter and CV (bundled as a single PDF) For questions, contact Erping Zhu, Assistant Director (734-763-3757, email@example.com).
The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) at the University of Michigan seeks to welcome a new colleague to focus on Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) development. Candidates from groups historically underrepresented in faculty development are encouraged to apply.
Starting date: As soon as possible. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This is a two-year term position with a possibility of renewal.
The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:
- Developing and implementing programs and activities for the improvement of GSI teaching
- Collaborating with U-M’s English Language Institute on a course to prepare international students educated abroad for their first teaching experiences
- Coordinating and evaluating campus-wide events for graduate students, such as GSI teaching orientations and Preparing Future Faculty programs
- Consulting with graduate students, faculty, and academic units about teaching and GSI development
- Disseminating pedagogical methods appropriate for a diverse student body
A Ph.D. completed; college teaching experience; faculty and/or GSI development experience; ability to work effectively in settings of social and intellectual diversity; the ability to work independently and as part of collaborative teams; outstanding oral and written communication skills; strong attention to detail; and sensitivity to teaching and learning needs at a major research university.
Experience with international GSI development, familiarity with the literature on faculty and GSI development and learning improvement, experience with assessment or educational research, experience promoting the effective use of instructional technology in the classroom.
CRLT, founded in 1962, was the first university teaching center. CRLT provides comprehensive curricular and instructional development programs and is dedicated to the support and advancement of teaching and learning at the University of Michigan. CRLT instructional consultants partner with faculty members, graduate student instructors, the academic administration, and students in all nineteen UM schools and colleges to promote a university culture that values and rewards teaching, respects and supports differences, and encourages instructional environments in which diverse students can learn and excel. We are a highly collaborative and productive group, and we look forward to welcoming new staff to our team. For information about CRLT, visit www.crlt.umich.edu.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.