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Teaching Specialist

University of Minnesota
United States, Saint Paul
February 20, 2024
Job ID
350829
Location
Twin Cities
Job Family
Education-General
Full/Part Time
Part-Time
Regular/Temporary
Regular
Job Code
9754I
Employee Class
Acad Prof and Admin
About the Job

This position is part-time and will support the Impact Lab in the Carlson School of Management Undergraduate Office. The course taught will be BA 2062: Powerful Problem Solving. The course may be offered in-person and/or online during the day as well as in the evenings.

Duties and responsibilities include course material preparation (i.e. syllabus, handouts, homework assignments, quizzes, exams, etc.), Canvas set-up, textbook selection, course delivery, evaluation of students, grading, record keeping, management/supervision of teaching assistants, office hours, etc.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree plus 6-8 years teaching experience in a closely related industry and/or academic field, of which 4 or more years must be formal teaching.

About the Department

The Carlson Impact Lab trains undergraduate students in problem-solving and delivers course-based, socially impactful experiential projects to every student at the Carlson School. One of the key distinguishing characteristics of effective leaders is the ability to parse through the overwhelming number of inputs we all receive to understand what needs to be done. "What problem are we trying to solve?" is a crucial question that too often goes unaddressed in the rush to "just fix it". Lecturers teaching Powerful Problem Solving will expose students to a clear problem-solving framework and process, a variety of perspectives on how to approach problems, as well as individual and group activities and assignments to inform and sharpen skills.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

Diversity

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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