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.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR RESEARCH AND EVALUATION , Teaching and Learning Laboratory (TLL) , to be responsible for designing and implementing assessment studies to examine a wide range of educational initiatives, including innovations that focus on pedagogy, curricular redesign, and the implementation of educational technology. Will also advise faculty, administrators, and students on the development and administration of assessment studies; lead workshops and contribute to materials in order to educate other members of the MIT community about assessment and evaluation.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : Ph.D. in an appropriate field, e.g., assessment and program evaluation, educational measurement, engineering education, science education, or educational research or psychology; at least three years' experience in the field of educational research and evaluation; expertise in a range of quantitative and qualitative educational research methodologies, including survey development, experimental design, content analysis, and interview protocols; working knowledge of statistical package(s) for quantitative analysis; knowledge of learning metrics and the evaluation of educational technologies; understanding of Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols and regulations; ability to work collaboratively with a diverse faculty, graduate and undergraduate student body, administration, and staff within a research university; excellent writing and presentation skills; and ability to listen carefully, communicate tactfully, work independently, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. PREFERRED : knowledge of and experience in assessment and evaluation of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and initiatives; experience working with faculty, staff, and administrators in higher education; background (e.g., undergraduate/graduate degree) in science or engineering; and an interest in or willingness to learn about key issues and content across STEM and non-STEM fields. Job #19738-8
Salary range: $70,000-85,000
Internal Number: 19738
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