Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR , Mechanical Engineering , to test, revise, and moderate undergraduate and graduate-level MITx courses designed for engineers and technologists with an interest in a career in advanced manufacturing. Will collaborate with leading academics and across multiple areas in manufacturing and contribute to online education research; support all aspects of course production; manage the day-to-day operations of the course; work in a team setting in collaboration with the manufacturing faculty and MITx; assist with the development, implementation, and evaluation of new digital tools, assessments, and pedagogy; and actively contribute to teaching in the classroom by helping with the implementation of digital tools, answering student questions, and helping students troubleshoot.
REQUIRED : a bachelor's degree in engineering, math, or science; teaching experience in STEM fields and proficiency evaluating the effectiveness of learning materials; strong organizational and problem-solving skills; working knowledge of or ability to learn languages commonly used in engineering (MATLAB and python); proven track record of working both independently and collaboratively; ability to support multiple projects simultaneously and work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment; experience with or ability to learn all stages of video production, i.e., storyboarding, filming, and editing; good communication skills; ability to build strong working relationships with teammates, faculty, and staff. Study in a relevant field that includes domain-specific knowledge of mechanical engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, operations, statistics, or probability would be a plus; as would experience teaching subjects within the program curriculum. Job #17797
This is a term position ending June 30, 2020.
Internal Number: 17797
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