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Instructional Designer

American University of Paris

Location: Paris - France
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th November 2018
Closes: 15th December 2018
Job Ref: 57486


Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Master’s degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. Located at the crossroads of American and European institutions of higher education and research, AUP facilitates its faculty’s development of an international and stimulating professional network. AUP is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. AUP has cooperative agreements with a number of US and European-based universities.


The American University of Paris is seeking an instructional designer to support faculty with the integration of technology into the curriculum and to facilitate the adoption of digital technologies and innovative teaching strategies that will enhance the student learning experience. He/she will guide faculty with the development and implementation of active-learning exercises, projects and tools for mobile, online, face-to-face and hybrid learning environments. This position will be central to the services of the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) in the new Learning Commons. This position reports directly to the Provost. 


  • Research, recommend, create and implement appropriate educational technologies and tools, while assisting faculty with course development, assessment and evaluation.
  • Consult with faculty to ensure that course content, active-learning exercises and assessments are aligned to curricular goals, student outcomes and learning objectives.
  • Maintain current knowledge of research pertaining to higher education, emerging technologies, digital pedagogy, mobile applications, universal design and learning theory.
  • Collaborate with the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) to support faculty in the use of academic technologies and active-learning exercises.
  • Support the e-Learning process, working closely with ARC, the Learning Management System administrator, faculty and students on platforms, rubrics, tests, and other digital content

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Candidates should apply through and include:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Submission of an ePortfolio or Web-based samples of work
  • Names and contact information for 3 referees

Applications should be received by December 15th for full consideration.

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