March 28, 2012


SUBJECT:    Search for Associate Director of Center for Teaching Development

Applications and nominations are invited for the Associate Director to the Center for Teaching Development (CTD). This full-time, 12 months-basis position is an academic appointment in the Academic Coordinator II series.

The position reports to the Director of CTD and serves as part of the CTD management team, developing and implementing the mission and course of an organization supporting evidence-based best practices in teaching and learning - in an increasingly integrated, diverse, and digitally-engaged learning environment. The Associate Director will collaborate in developing and providing service-centered resources (both traditional and digital) for those involved in campus instructional activities; develop and support the training of campus Teaching Assistants; identify and implement technology for improving teaching and learning; responsible for UCSD's participation in CIRTL (a nation-wide 25-university organization preparing future STEM faculty); serve as a resource to the UCSD instructional community; and responsible for the daily operation of CTD.

Desired qualifications include: significant instructional and professional development experience with university-level teaching experience preferred; a higher degree (PhD preferred) in a (non-education) disciplinary field with STEM discipline preferred; experience in the use of current and new instructional technologies; administrative and supervisory experience. A full listing of qualifications and job functions may be found on the websites listed below.

Applicants should submit a complete CV and statement of interest not to exceed 3 pages that outlines their interest in the position, and a personal statement summarizing their past or potential contributions to diversity (for further information see: Submit applications to Beth Simon, Director of the Center for Teaching Development at Review of applications will begin April 16, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

The position is posted on the Academic Affairs web site:
and posted on the Office of Graduate Studies web site with an enhanced description of duties:

Kim E. Barrett
Dean of Graduate Studies Beth Simon
Director of the Center for
Teaching Development