Instructional Designer, Communication Lab (Comm Lab)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 20111
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INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER , School of Engineering-Gordon Engineering Leadership Program-Communication Lab (Comm Lab) (part-time, 60%), to develop, refine, and execute--under the guidance of the senior program manager--complex, innovative, educational programming in support of the Comm Lab, a multidisciplinary STEM communication training program. Will apply both pedagogical expertise and first-hand experience to analyzing STEM communication; research, design, and integrate content from both technical and humanistic perspectives; and create curricula, programs, and materials informed by the principles of outcome-based, active, and inclusive learning. Will also collaborate with Comm Lab staff, fellows, and academic partners to create and execute curricula and materials, design and maintain online educational materials, and design and execute data collection and analysis.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree in education, writing/rhetoric, STEM communication, a STEM field, or a related field; at least three years of experience in teaching and pedagogical design in higher education, STEM communication, professional communication (e.g., editor), and/or related field; demonstrated experience in curriculum and program design in higher education and with pedagogical best practices for outcome-based, active, and inclusive learning; excellent written, visual, and oral communication skills; proficiency with scientific communication principles and applications; demonstrated experience with data analysis and designing/conducting assessments and metrics; demonstrated ability to complete projects both independently and collaboratively; and meticulous attention to detail. PREFERRED : advanced degree in instructional design and technology. Job #20111-7
Schedule to be determined. Must be able to work occasional evening and weekend hours as required to support duties.
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