Friday, May 31, 2013

FT instructor/tutor at MIT

Title: Technical Instructor
Req Number: mit-00009695
Department: Department of Physics
FT/PT: Full Time
Employment / Payroll Category: Other Academic

TECHNICAL INSTRUCTOR, Physics, to serve as an instructor/tutor for undergraduate studio physics courses and provide demonstration support for large lecture classes. Will work as part of a small team that coordinates with faculty and class administrators. Key responsibilities include system administration in active learning classrooms and database management. The position will provide opportunities for coordinating/organizing educational outreach programs.

REQUIREMENTS: a minimum of a B.S. (M.S. preferred) in physics or related discipline; at least one year of related experience which may include undergraduate teaching and/or laboratory work; experience using common electronic test and measurement equipment; and good general mechanical and electronic construction, troubleshooting, and repair skills. Experience with Linux administration, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and XML preferred. Must be able to routinely lift fifteen pounds and weights of up to fifty pounds and move carts of demonstration equipment around the MIT campus several times per day. Seek an organized, detail-oriented team player who is capable of taking initiative and handling multiple tasks in a student-centered environment. Eagerness to strive for the best, even in small matters, is expected. Preference will be given to those with directly related experience.