Assistant Director, Teaching Center, Washington University in St. Louis (Open until filled)

The Teaching Center at Washington University is hiring an Assistant Director. The Assistant Director will work collaboratively with colleagues from across the disciplines to develop and implement effective teaching practices and to provide interactive programs on evidence-based teaching.

The primary focus of the position is in two areas:

  1. providing expert pedagogical support to faculty on teaching with technology, including the University’s Learning Management System (LMS), currently Blackboard, and
  2. working closely with colleagues at The Teaching Center to develop, deliver, assess, and improve a variety of graduate-student and postdoc programs—including workshops, consultations, symposia, and institutes—on evidence-based teaching and professional development.

This position directly supports Washington University’s mission of excellence in teaching and learning.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in any discipline, completed by time of appointment; knowledge of best practices in using an LMS to enhance teaching and learning at the higher-ed level; and at least 3 years of experience in teaching at a college or university.

For a full description of this 12-month, full-time, exempt staff position and to apply, please go to http://jobs.wustl.edu and do a keyword search for the position number: 34951. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references, as well as complete the online application.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Beth Fisher, PhD, Director of Academic Services, The Teaching Center, Washington University (bfisher@wustl.edu).