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Contract Online Instructor 

Reasons to Believe is seeking a Contract Online Instructor to track and monitor student progress, and to provide students with appropriate, timely feedback and assessments throughout the course. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in respective discipline (chemistry, physics, astrophysics, biochemistry, biology, genetics, paleoanthropology, and paleontology), Ph.D. preferred. Interested individuals should send résumé and cover letter to careers@reasons.org

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with Reasons Institute/Reasons Academy syllabus, course content (lectures, textbooks), and grading policies prior to the start of the course.
  • Actively participate in online discussions with students; providing feedback, answering questions, and referring students to Reasons to Believe resources for further study.
  • Respond to student emails, questions, and comments within one business day.
  • Grade and provide quality feedback to students on their assignments within five business days.
  • Maintain constant communication with Reasons Institute staff concerning any student relations issues.

Qualifications:

  • Must hold personal beliefs consistent with Reasons to Believe’s Statement of Faith (including a belief in a historical Adam and Eve as the first humans), and a belief in biblical inerrancy as defined by the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organization skills, detail-oriented, with an ability to meet daily and weekly deadlines
  • Ability to be proactive and work independently
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information
  • California residency preferable for some courses
  • At least one course taken through Reasons Institute