Physics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Position ID:MIT-Physics Department-TECHINS [#11302]
Position Title: Physics Technical Instructor, Digital Learning
Position Location:Massachusetts, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/07/31 finished (2018/06/14, finished 2019/02/03, listed until 2018/08/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Physics Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invites applications for a Technical Instructor in Digital Learning. This position will work closely with faculty and staff to help run on-campus blended classes and global modules leveraging the edX platform. Will work with educational staff to update content, coordinate the online component of labs, manage online discussion forums, and general maintenance of the courses. This role will also stay connected to an MIT-wide community of people working with the Office of Open Learning to advance digital learning for the purpose of furthering the education of MIT students and learners around the world. The main focus with be the freshman introductory physic sequence, but some amount of assistance with other courses, especially the undergraduate quantum mechanics courses, may be required. May work to evaluate and improve blended learning and labs and assist with educational research studies.

REQUIRED: bachelor’s in physics or related field; experience with latex and github; strong organizational and communication skills; ability to work independently and with a wide variety of people; and a desire to learn new skills. Familiarity with learning or course management systems (LMSs or CMSs); experience programming in Python, JavaScript, XML, or CSS; experience using Adobe Illustrator; and knowledge of instructional design or course development a plus.

This 12 month appointment will start in the summer of 2018. There is potential for yearly renewal conditional upon performance.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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Cambridge, MA 02139

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