Term: 4 months
Ideal start date: October 15, 2018
The primary purpose of the Research Associate position is to provide research support to its Complementary Teaching Assessment Project Team (CTAPT) and to serve as a significant resource to this team. The research component of the position will include, but will not be limited to, a literature review of definitions of “good teaching” across the many modalities of teaching (in class, online, supervisory, graduate, undergraduate, etc.), a literature review on the formative and summative assessment of teaching using methods other than student evaluations of teaching, and a thorough environmental scan of U15 practices on the formative and summative assessment of teaching as well as practices in select international comparators.
The position will also include working with the established CTAPT in its meetings, consultations, communications to campus, and final report. In parallel with the work of the CTAPT, the position will also work with Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) to provide research support regarding the assessment of graduate supervision, which is a sub-topic of the work of the CTAPT. This project involves supporting a major change initiative for the University.
This role is contingent on funding.
Evaluation and Research