MATH 2121 – Linear Algebra: Content Expert/Consultant

Thompson Rivers University

Canada

January 21, 2022

Description

Application Restrictions

Job Type

Open Learning Curriculum Development

Closing Application Date

21/1/2022

Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Anticipated completion of all project phases

31/7/2022

Project Type

Major Revision

DUTIES

Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) is looking for a qualified content expert/curriculum consultant to review MATH 2121 – Linear Algebra:

Students explore the following topics: systems of linear equations, matrix arithmetic, determinants, real vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, and diagonalization.

Course Development Process:

The content expert/curriculum consultant will work under the guidance of an instructional designer, and in collaboration with the course development team, to provide the following for the course development process:

1. Input into the planning phase, including the review of the development of a detailed blueprint or course framework that includes relevant learning outcomes.

2. Review learning activities, content, and authentic assessments to ensure that they are relevant and appropriate for a standard web course.

TRU-OL uses a collaborative approach to course development that involves interactive planning meetings and review sessions as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Ph.D. preferred, Master's required, in Mathematics or a closely related discipline.
  • Extensive successful experience teaching linear algebra is essential.
  • Evidence of activity related to the scholarship of teaching and learning is preferred.
  • Proven course development skills in a face-to-face or distance environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to write in a clear and consistent style with grammatical accuracy.
  • The ability to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and consultative manner.
  • Experience or education in online course development or online facilitation is an asset.
  • Pay Band

    To Be Determined at Time of Interview

    Location

    CA (Primary)

    Please submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria, CV/resume, copies of transcripts, and a writing sample via the online application system. Please combine these components as one file in your attachment. Note: If you are currently working, or have in the recent past worked, for TRU or TRU-Open Learning, it is not necessary to submit transcripts. Examples of your instructional writing (e.g. lesson outline, learning activity, element of evaluation, etc.) with your application, or indicate the name(s) of any TRU Open Learning or BCOU courses that you have written. Response to this notification signifies that you are willing and able to comply with the aforementioned terms and conditions of the project work.

    # of Hires Needed

    1

    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Open Learning -> Instructional Design - OL

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    Similar Jobs

    Thompson Rivers University

    Canada Jan 14, 2022

    Add to favorites Read more...

    EDUC 5131: Managing Multiple Systems: Policy and Practices: Content Expert/Consultant

    Open Learning Curriculum Development Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) is looking for a qualified content expert/curriculum consultant to review EDUC 5131 : an instructional designer, and in collaboration with the course development 1. Input...

    Thompson Rivers University

    Canada Jan 14, 2022

    Add to favorites Read more...

    EDUC 5131: Managing Multiple Systems: Policy and Practices: Content Expert/Curriculum Developer

    Open Learning Curriculum Development Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) is looking for a qualified content expert/curriculum developer to develop EDUC 5131 : The content expert/curriculum developer will work under the guidance of an instructional...

    Thompson Rivers University

    Canada Jan 14, 2022

    Add to favorites Read more...

    Coordinator, Educational Technologies

    Closing Application Date Position End Date (If Applicable) Generally, to provide faculty support in using educational technologies for the development of curriculum and learning opportunities using best practices To communicate best practices and to support...

    About the employer

    Thompson Rivers University (TRU) was established in 1970 as a public academic and Research University. Located in Kamloops, BC, Canada is the main campus of the university. Many global leaders and people in business have graduated from TRU. It has...