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Are you interested in directly working to foster the success of members of URI’s instructional community? The Office for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (ATL) has several active and upcoming opportunities to join our growing team.

Full-Time Positions

Faculty Development Specialist I – Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

How to apply: Submit your application here.
Deadline: March 25, 2024 – First consideration given to applications. (Applications received after this date may be reviewed depending on search progress and needs, but are not guaranteed full consideration.)

Job Description:

  • Support faculty and create educational and professional development experiences focused on equipping members of the URI instructional community to become effective practitioners of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).
  • Develop, deliver, monitor, and improve faculty development experiences that enable instructors to reflect on and effectively pursue research-based pedagogical strategies that quantify improved learning for the students they teach, as well as equip faculty to make progress on their research agendas based on their teaching pursuits.
  • Work with interested graduate students who serve as instructors and teaching assistants across URI to develop their own teaching as research (TAR) projects.
  • Work towards a goal of URI joining the Center for the Integration of Teaching & Learning (CIRTL) Network (

View the job posting for more information.

Data and Program Effectiveness Coordinator

More information coming soon.

Part-Time Positions

ATL’s Faculty Leaders Program

How to apply: Email application materials to Dr. Christopher Lavan, Associate Vice Provost for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning, at
Deadline: Mar 18 by 11:59pm – First consideration of applications

ATL is pleased to announce and invite applications for our new Faculty Leaders Program. This program is designed to give faculty members the opportunity to serve in a leadership role, working collaboratively with ATL staff, to both advance their professional development and support the advancement of faculty and graduate student instructors across the university.

We are inviting applications in three leadership areas:

  • Graduate Student Instructor Support
  • Inclusive Teaching & Accessibility
  • Student Learning Outcomes, Assessment, and Accreditation 

Faculty Leaders will serve for 2 years, devoting a portion of their time to working with faculty, graduate student instructors, and ATL staff developing professional development resources and delivering workshops within the context of a project scope that aligns with their area of expertise.

View our webpage for more detailed information.

Graduate Assistant Positions

ATL’s 2024-2025 Graduate Assistantships

How to apply: Email application materials to Dr. Christopher Lavan, Associate Vice Provost for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning, at
Deadline: The application process to apply will remain open until the positions are filled.

For the 2024-2025 academic year, ATL is offering Graduate Assistantship opportunities in the following areas:

  • Faculty Development
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Online Education and Instructional Design
  • Student Learning Outcomes, Assessment, and Accreditation

View this document for more information.