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The Assistant Director for Curriculum and Academic Programs reports to and supports Kilachand Honors Colleges Director and Associate Directors, with particular attention to curricular design and assessment. The Assistant Director will ensure the Colleges continued pedagogical innovation, including supporting the Colleges commitment to interdisciplinary team-teaching, novel approaches to alternative grading strategies and learning-based assessment, and experiential learning.

This position will also bridge the academic and student services arms of the College. The Assistant Director will administer the Keystone Project Program, which requires mentoring and supporting 100-140 students engaged in senior projects, communicating with faculty advisors, and chairing the Keystone Review Committee. The Assistant Director will also Chair the Curriculum Review Committee and typically teach four to six credits each semester, or no more than ten credits distributed across the year, at various levels of the Kilachand curriculum. The Assistant Director will lead one of the course teams (301, 302, 401, or senior seminar), coordinate the Kilachand Postdoctoral Associates Program, and serve on the editorial board of the Colleges magazine, Kaleidoscope.

We seek an experienced administrator, teacher, and researcher with interdisciplinary interests and a commitment to supporting a vibrant living-learning community. 

A cover letter is required for consideration.

  • PhD and 3-5 years of professional experience required.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site. 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

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