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Technical Instructor - Online Chemistry Education Associate
Job Number: 10972
Functional Area: Educational Technology
Department: Chemistry
School Area: Science
Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR-ONLINE CHEMISTRY EDUCATION ASSOCIATE, Chemistry (two openings), to collaborate with faculty to design, develop, and deploy new software infrastructure for chemistry courses on MITx.  Particular attention will be placed on tools relevant to a massively open online general chemistry class (5.11x). Specific duties include the implementation of novel problem types, automated feedback systems, and interactive courseware.  In addition to designing these tools, will also play a management role within a team of teaching and research assistants tasked with content development and course management.

REQUIRED:  a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field (graduate work in chemistry highly desirable), facility with computer programming (experience with JavaScript, XML, and/or the edX platform desirable), ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team, and the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.  Experience in education, either as a teaching assistant, lecturer, or educational researcher, is desirable. Job #10972

This is a temporary, one-year appointment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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