Instructor

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Teaching at TIP (PDF)

Instructors for Duke TIP are responsible for teaching and, for some programs, designing challenging courses, planning and supervising the activities of Teaching Assistants, and evaluating each student in the class. Instructors are required to lead class approximately 6 hours per day. Instructors are required to attend all staff and student orientation sessions and attend all parent meetings. 

Qualifications

The instructor position requires a bachelor’s degree and at least one year of graduate coursework, professional work experience, and/or teaching experience with specific emphasis in the course-related subject area. Significant graduate coursework, terminal degrees, or professional experience are preferred. Experience with middle school and/or high school students is very helpful, as is experience with programs and/or curricula for academically gifted students. Applicants must be able to demonstrate depth of knowledge in course-specific subject matter and a level of preparedness sufficient to create syllabi, lesson plans and teach challenging material. Applicants must possess a genuine interest in the academic, social, and emotional growth of adolescents and a willingness to work cooperatively with others. Duke TIP instructors must exhibit a positive attitude, serve as a role model for students and other staff members, and support the administrative staff at the site.
 

Programs

Instructors are hired for the following programs:

CRISIS
Academic Adventures
Scholar Weekends
Summer Studies
Summer Studies in China
Field Studies

Program Overview

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Program Overview

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Program Overview

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Online Instructors are hired for eStudies. Lead Investigators are hired for eInvestigators.