Job Title: Instructional Designer
Organization: University of California Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Under the direction of the Director of the Excellence in Pedagogy and Innovative Classrooms (EPIC) Program, in collaboration with the Center for Digital Humanities (CDH), the EPIC Instructional Designer works directly with faculty in the humanities to assist in program and course design/development as it relates to the major investments and activities of the EPIC Program. EPIC is an initiative within the Division of Humanities funded by a five-year $5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that seeks to create an infrastructure that drives continual pedagogical improvement among faculty and engage undergraduates in innovative and inclusive learning environments that demonstrate the value of a humanities education.
The incumbent's main functions include but are not limited to providing expert training, consultation, and curricular design assistance for faculty involved in EPIC's Seminars for Teaching Excellence (STE) using faculty development principles to deliver innovations in teaching and assessment across the humanities; consultation on effective practices in teaching and learning across a range of learning environments (in person, hybrid, online and community-based); conceptualizing, developing, delivering, and assessing high quality in person, hybrid, and online courses on teaching pedagogies; developing online modules and resources on pedagogical topics related to humanities instruction; and collaborate with partners across campus and area-community colleges on innovative approaches to live, online, and hybrid approaches relating to teaching pedagogies and transfer student support. When appropriate and needed, the incumbent will also collaborate with and provide assistance to CDH-related activities and initiatives as it relates to developing and implementing comprehensive and coordinated programs, curriculum support for faculty, and instructional development that promote excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, technology and scholarship.
The ideal candidate should to have advanced knowledge of curriculum, instructional theory and design; hands-on experience working with a variety of instructional/pedagogical technology tools and techniques; familiarity with the unique challenges in teaching in the higher education environment; and the ability to work with faculty, graduate students, and staff. Interested candidates can apply here: http://apptrkr.com/1068166
Please note that UCLA will be unable to provide moving costs for non-local applicants. For more information, you may contact but all applications must be sent via the UCLA Career site (see above link). Please allow 2-3 business days for query response.
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