Constructor University (formerly Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH) is a private, state-accredited, English-language research university in Bremen. We are offering PreDegree, Bachelor, Master or PhD programs in three schools: School of Science, School of Computer Science & Engineering, School of Business, Social & Decision Sciences and are involved in the professional development of specialists and managers and in the transfer of knowledge. Our principles are first class research and teaching, international diversity and transdisciplinary cooperation. As an international university we attract highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. Currently, more than 1,800 students from over 110 nations live and study on our residential campus.
Constructor University Bremen invites interested candidates to apply as
External Academic Tutor (m-f-d)
(part-time and limited for the Fall semester 2023/2024) Job ID 23-40
The tutors work for the undergraduate online study program BSc Applied Computer Science (ACS). The modules to be supported are 1st and 2nd year modules and include, e. g., Programming in C and C++, and Introduction to Cyber Physical Systems. Each module has 2 interactive live tutoring sessions per week based on the asynchronous module content.
Detailed information about the programs and the modules can be found: Applied Computer Science | Constructor University
What we expect:
To specifically support the instructor of record and students in asynchronous learning and teaching.
They may be required, to hold dedicated tutorial sessions for online students, individually or in groups.
To be the first point of contact for student concerns and questions regarding asynchronous learning material and their learning progress, because these occur at a higher frequency and different time zones compared to in-presence teaching.
Tutors may also be asked to take over routine academic advising functions for online students.
Furthermore, the applicants are expected to be characterized by tolerance and openness and suited to work in an international and diverse environment.
Successful candidates should be available to begin latest by August 1st, 2023.
Hold at least a Master´s degree, preferably a Ph.D., in computer science or a related field
Thorough expertise in computer science, software engineering and programming.
Fluent in English, the language of instruction and communication on campus
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interest in innovative teaching styles
Experience in teaching
The result counts: trust working hours for work-life balance
Possibility to work remotely
Individual on-boarding, career- and development planning
Company fitness program offers with EGYM Well Pass (former Qualitrain)
Green campus with recreation areas, take the tour: https://www.jacobsuniversity.de/campustour/
Constructor University has extensive programs on sustainability, environmental sustainability, equal opportunities and high ethical values
The academic tutors will be reimbursed for their engagement through a fixed salary or honorarium with typical contract durations during the running lecture period. The compensation scales with the module size (CP), with the applicable fixed rate/sum per 5 CP being the standard and the number of tutors with the group size of the students.
In addition, the academic tutors appear as co-instructors for the modules in the course listing, which allows them to document their work as a teaching contribution – helping develop their CV – and to obtain feedback from the student evaluations of teaching.
If you enjoy a dynamic international working environment and like to work in a highly motivated and friendly team, you are exactly right with us! You can expect an open corporate culture with flat hierarchies as well as interesting and challenging tasks. During your induction, you will be optimally prepared for your area of responsibility.
For any further information regarding this position, please contact Nicole Syring, via email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Please upload your relevant documents in a single PDF document with details of your availability and salary expectations in the attached form, including:
Concise letter of motivation stating your expertise (1 page)
CV (1 page)
Teaching portfolio and publication record (if available)
Certification of English proficiency (optional).
In order to do so, click here to go to our website.
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Constructor University offers full equality of opportunity to all qualified applications and is an equal opportunity employer.