Developer, Inclusion Learning Programs

Jul 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment. Chicago Booth is proud to claim: - an unmatched faculty. - degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents. - a global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni. - strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Seven of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment. For more information about the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, please visit:

Unit Job Summary: Developer, Inclusion Learning Programs: Join a team of academics and interactive exercise designers to develop a suite of research-based learning programs. The primary responsibility of this role will be to develop and deliver, in collaboration with partners at the University of Chicago and at The Second City, educational offerings (workshops, teaching notes, supplementary materials, etc.) which unite behavioral science with improvisational practice to cultivate inclusive interpersonal skills. Utilize an outstanding capacity to translate published behavioral research relating to inclusion (e.g., empathy, trust, bias, intergroup relations) into classroom-ready insights for a range of audiences, including college students, university staff, faculty, and organization leaders.

Unit Education: Master's degree or higher in psychology or related discipline required. Ph.D. (earned or expected by the end of 2017) in psychology or related discipline is strongly preferred.

Unit Experience: At least one year of relevant experience required. Teaching experience and/or experience in curriculum development required. Experience in conducting experimental psychological research required. Experience in conducting field, computer, web-based, and interpersonal interaction-based experiments preferred.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Demonstrated abilities in the translation of experimental psychological research to non-researcher audiences required. Demonstrated abilities in the connection or application of behavioral research to the characteristics, impacts, and dynamics of inclusive environments required. Ability to interact with faculty, students, and staff successfully required. Experience in curriculum design and in conducting field, computer, web-based, and interpersonal interaction-based experiments preferred. Good organizational skills and attention to detail required. To be considered for this position, candidates should submit a resume/curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation attached as document type "other," and a cover letter describing their teaching experience and interests. Additional information regarding any connections and possible contributions to specific Booth faculty interests is welcome. Selection will be based largely on the applicant's ability to work collaboratively on research and education goals with Davis Center, CDR, and Second City affiliates.