University of Kentucky: Faculty Instructional Consultant

Monday, November 2, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, December 2, 2015 (All day)

Faculty Instructional Consultant RE05154

The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the University of Kentucky seeks to hire a Faculty Instructional Consultant with a focus on technology-enhanced learning and digital pedagogy. The applicant should have experience teaching with technology in higher education, as well as working with faculty to integrate digital strategies into their own programs and practices across the disciplines. In the position, the Faculty Instructional consultant will coach and advise faculty one-on-one, conduct workshops, and collaborate with a larger team in designing large-scale, college and university-wide initiatives that reimagine learning goals in light of digital technology. The successful applicant will assume a leadership role in envisioning how pedagogy can be enhanced by new technologies in traditional and technology enabled environments at the University of Kentucky. 

The ideal candidate will have deep training, preferably a PhD or another terminal degree, in an academic discipline, specialization open. The appointment comes with the possibility of teaching, either in an academic discipline or in the Preparing Future Faculty program. Essential qualifications include: a broad knowledge of the range of technological platforms and tools that can aid learning; a demonstrated commitment to active learning; excellent writing, communication and public speaking skills; as well as the ability to work effectively on a team. Desirable skills and prior experiences may include: experience or background in STEM education; data analysis and related quantitative skills; and/or knowledge of assessment strategies in higher education. 

The Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching at the University of Kentucky is a dynamic center for pedagogical innovation that serves the needs of seventeen diverse colleges in a research university setting. The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.

To apply for job # RE05154 submit a UK Online Application at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/84667. If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2. Application deadline is December 2, 2015.

If you have questions regarding the position, contact Bill Burke (burke@uky.edu).

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

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