Assistant Director, Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Programs

The Assistant Director for Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Programs plays a central role at the Chicago Center for Teaching (CCT) in advancing the pedagogical and professional development of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at the University of Chicago.

Open Position 
Assistant Director, Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Programs 

The Assistant Director for Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Programs plays a central role at the Chicago Center for Teaching (CCT) in advancing the pedagogical and professional development of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at the University of Chicago. The individual in this role will be in a position to make a significant impact on teaching and learning programs at UChicago, overseeing several recently established and revised programs, with the opportunity to assess and improve the resources and services available for graduate student and postdoctoral teaching development. This position manages and collaborates on several teaching development programs, including the CCT Fellows; the College Teaching Certificate; the Divisional Teaching Fellows; and Teaching@Chicago. This position is also responsible for key professional development support services provided by the CCT, including workshops on teaching portfolios and other topics, and providing one-on-one consultations on teaching statements and other teaching issues. The position reports to the Director for Initiatives in the Humanities and Social Sciences and collaborates extensively with CCT staff members, graduate students and postdocs, and other colleagues at the University. 

We seek candidates with a PhD and experience in graduate student and postdoctoral teaching and professional development, preferably at a center for teaching and learning; successful teaching experience at a college or university; and knowledge of the literature on teaching and learning.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

For more information, and to apply, please visit the UChicago Jobs site (search for requisition number 103518): https://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu. Complete applications include a resume, cover letter, and statement of teaching philosophy.



Keywords:director, leadership, graduate, postdoc   Doc ID:76350
Owner:Isaac M.Group:Delta Community Program
Created:2017-09-06 11:55 CDTUpdated:2017-09-06 11:55 CDT
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