Assistant Director for CIRTL at Northwestern

Assistant Director for CIRTL at Northwestern

Due to a technical glitch in our online application system, we have extended the deadline for our search and are accepting applications for our Assistant Director position through Monday, March 26, 2018.

Please submit applications via email directly to Nancy Ruggeri, including a letter of interest, CV, teaching statement, and names of three references. In your letter, please tell us about your work developing and implementing STEM workshops or programs, and ways in which you have engaged in diversity, equity, and inclusion, as appropriate. Please share this announcement with those who have a vision for implementing programs in learning and teaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in STEM and SBE (Social, Behavioral, and Economic) disciplines.

Thank you!

CIRTL at Northwestern and the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching are searching for an Assistant Director for CIRTL at Northwestern. This person will work in collaboration with the CIRTL at Northwestern leaders, faculty, and staff to develop, implement and support programming at Northwestern and beyond.

The Assistant Director will be housed in the Searle Center, report to the Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Learning, and communicate regularly with institutional co-leaders of CIRTL at Northwestern. The Assistant Director will act as a liaison to the CIRTL Network and other CIRTL member institutions. This person will be responsible for coordinating the on-campus activities of CIRTL at Northwestern, which include leading a suite of educational and professional development programs for Northwestern graduate students and postdocs.

The Assistant Director will provide strategic direction and leadership that includes developing, implementing, and evaluating: Mentored Discussions of Teaching; Searle Teaching-as-Research (STAR) program; CIRTL local and cross-network workshops and courses; and the Teaching Certificate Program. Other responsibilities include: consulting with STEM graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on teaching and professional development; engaging in scholarly work, including original research, conference presentations, and grant proposal development; contributing to the national CIRTL Network of institutions through online meetings, committees, workshops and courses; and working closely with the Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Learning and a team of graduate assistants and program coordinator to implement programming through the Searle Center.

We seek candidates who have experience in educational development, STEM learning and teaching, program planning and evaluation, grant development, research, and teaching in higher education.

The deadline for submission is Monday, March 26, 2018. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching statement, and names of three references via email directly to Nancy Ruggeri (nancy.ruggeri@northwestern.edu). In your cover letter, please tell us about your work developing and implementing STEM workshops or programs, and ways in which you have engaged in diversity, equity, and inclusion, as appropriate. Please contact Nancy Ruggeri for questions related to this position.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.