Lecturer-Graduate Engineering Leadership Program

Cambridge, Massachusetts
03 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2019
Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

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.
LECTURER, GRADUATE ENGINEERING LEADERSHIP PROGRAM, Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program, (GEL) (part-time, 25%), to deliver a graduate academic course--“Leading Creative Teams”--during the fall and spring semesters. This course targets doctoral and master’s engineering students but also includes students from business and other MIT graduate programs. Delivery of the course involves interacting with students in teaching, assessing, grading, coaching, and advising. Will work with GEL staff and course teaching assistants in planning, updating, and assessing the courses and student experiences. Teaching assignments will include the aforementioned course and possibly other graduate engineering courses in the future. Will teach at least one section per semester.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: a master’s degree and subject matter expertise in topical areas that align directly with the course topic; experiences applying this expertise to teaching in graduate-level engineering courses or to engineers in industry; demonstrated competency designing and delivering hands-on learning experience as courses place heavy emphasis on experiential learning; and at least four years of relevant teaching experience. Seek someone who is committed to working constructively with all facets of the program and is able to coach students with highly interdisciplinary interests. Experience as an engineering leadership practitioner is desirable. Experience developing new graduate-level curriculum or growing academic programs would be plus. Job #17534
Schedule to be determined.
The ideal starting date for this appointment is no later than August 1, 2019. The appointment is for one year and renewable for a second if mutually agreeable.
In addition to applying via the MIT website, please also send an application letter, three references, and a sample syllabus in pdf to gradel@mit.edu.
Applications will be reviewed as they arrive.