Collaborates with Harvard faculty and HarvardX team members on the scope of work, curriculum plan, prototype, research and development of all content within an assigned project.
Creates a wide variety of written content, including expository text, scripts for faculty video recordings, question prompts, and exercises.
Analyzes large amounts of existing academic material, synthesize concepts and propose how they can be integrated into the course.
Develops cases and expert practitioner stories. Responsible for shaping the integration of the resulting material into the course.
Creates or directs the creation of instructional content such as formative and/or summative assessments, interactive activities, audio, video, and text media, and any other relevant instructional materials for the HarvardX Data Science Program learning experience.
Contributes to course status reports.
Assesses and communicates the status, needs, and risks of assigned project tasks, as assigned and in accordance with HarvardX metrics and guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.
Please note: This is a one year position with possibility of extension based on business needs and continued funding.
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree plus five years of related work experience (advanced degree may count towards work experience).
Disciplinary and pedagogical expertise relevant to data science.
Understanding of online learning pedagogical contexts and priorities.
Advanced degree in a relevant field preferred.
Experience with data science in the context of a public or private company, government, or other organization.
Aptitude for learning and applying new technologies quickly and effectively.
Proven track record of effective development of teaching materials.
Excellent project management skills.
Ability to work consistently and constructively in a fast-paced, highly matrixed environment.
Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
Experience with instructional design and/or instructional technology.
Familiarity with research methodology and assessment approaches in education.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50824BR
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