eCornell delivers online professional certificate programs to individuals and organizations around the world. Certificates are designed and developed as a collaborative effort between Cornell University faculty and eCornell's professional instructional design and development teams.
eCornell offers more than 120 Certificates in a wide range of topics, including leadership and management, data science, engineering, marketing, technology, human resources, healthcare, hospitality and more. New programs are being launched constantly. Short courses (most are 2-weeks) with small cohorts are designed to be interactive, and to help learners gain skills they can immediately apply in their organizations.
The eCornell Online Course Facilitator plays a key role. Along with content from Cornell University faculty, high-production value courses, the Course Facilitators round out the complete learning experience for students.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
We are seeking course facilitators to facilitate courses in Computational Fluid Dynamics.
Hired eCornell Course Facilitators will:
Become Cornell University part-time casual employees, with flexible course facilitation assignments through the year.
Be provided with extensive on-boarding support prior to being assigned courses.
Upon successful completion of on-boarding, have the opportunity to facilitate 2-4 course sections/month.
Share your applied experience in the field with working adults from around the world.
Encourage sharing of reflection and information by students using online platforms.
Assess and provide relevant feedback for students on assignments.
Collaborate with appropriate eCornell staff to contribute to continuous improvement and student engagement as needed.
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from a regionally-accredited institution (or non-US equivalent) is required, a degree specifically in mechanical engineering (or related) is desirable; plus at least 5 years of experience working with fluid dynamics, computational dynamics or related disciplines; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong familiarity with ANSYS.
Deep understanding of fluid dynamics and computational modeling, specifically of the following topics:
2D laminar flows
3D turbulent flows
Rotating machinery flows
Comfortable using technology effectively for communication, instruction, and/or coaching.
Exceptional communication skills in English with the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely.
Additionally, preferred qualifications include:
Ability and qualifications to facilitate courses in eCornell certificates beyond those listed above.
Strong familiarity with programming languages, especially MATLAB and Python.
Prior teaching, tutoring or mentorship experience in related disciplines.
Online instructional experience, particularly using Integrated Development Environments.
There is no VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance available for these positions.
These positions are remote, which means you can be located anywhere within the U.S.
The eCornell Course Facilitators are casual, non-benefits eligible positions.
The positions are exempt positions, and are thus not available as an additional appointment for current Cornell University non-exempt employees.
The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and with holdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.
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