Digital Learning Fellow

MIT Sloan School of Management - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Full time

DIGITAL LEARNING FELLOW, Sloan School of Management, to work closely with Sloan’s finance faculty to develop innovative course curricula for residential and online modules leveraging the edX and MITx platforms. The primary focus will be on developing content for the global online MicroMasters in Finance program, a new initiative to advance Sloan digital education strategy. Will work with faculty and educational staff to advance frontiers of finance pedagogy using modern digital education technologies; engage course development; assist in teaching courses, both virtually and on campus; develop and launch courses on time and to MIT quality standards and ensure that others involved are meeting goals and deadlines for deliverables. Will also actively participate in the Digital Learning Lab Community of Practice and attend regular cross-departmental DLL meetings and work with MITx and edX support services on course development issues that arise during course development. A full job description is available at http://web.mit.edu/sloan-hr/jobs/DigitalLearningFellowJD.pdf.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in finance, economics, accounting, or a quantitative field such as mathematics, computer science, physics, or engineering; knowledge of the subject matter, including finance theory, fixed-income and derivatives markets, fundamentals of corporate finance, and financial mathematics; at least two years’ relevant teaching experience, including experience as a teaching assistant; strong interest in digital teaching and learning in higher education and ability to translate those interests into successful online modules; strong project management, time management, and communication skills; attention to detail; self-motivation; and ability to work independently and as part of a team and to communicate technical concepts and complex models in clear and engaging ways. Knowledge of accounting preferred. Job #17181

This is a one-year appointment subject to renewal on an annual basis, conditional on performance and needs of the program. 

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

MIT Sloan School of Management

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