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Senior Instructor – Economics

Job title: Senior Instructor – Economics

Company: UpGrad

Job description: upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale. upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for learners/ working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build the careers of tomorrow.

  • upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19
  • upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most sought-after startups in India
  • upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India by FastCompany.
  • We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech
  • upGrad is the official education partner for Government of India – Startup India program
  • Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Role Summary

If you love to teach and learn, are a quick learner and would love to create top-notch online courses on Economics (Bachelors/ Masters level) and other similar domains, then we are looking for you!
The senior Instructor role is unique in the sense that it provides an opportunity to learn new topics quickly, work on case studies, interact and build a network with top industry professionals and faculty members in the respective domains, and do work that directly impacts the lives and careers of our learners.
UpGrad is looking for people passionate about Economics and education to help design learning programs for students/ working professionals to help build the careers of tomorrow.

Role and Responsibilities The job will include the following responsibilities:

  • Develop world-class content for India’s first-ever online degree program on Economics. This job will equip the candidate with highly sought after skills in the world of degree programs in Economics and will be a high starting point for a career.
  • Understand the industry requirements and develop courses to help students meet high standards.
  • Plan and execute student competency assessment and engagement to ensure the extraordinary learning experience
  • Quickly learn complex concepts and ensure the quality of content, instructional design and overall course experience.
  • Collaborate with the business development team to meet content production deliverables
  • Record video content for various Economics courses
  • Define & structure content development process; work with educational content across all levels.
  • Structure, grow and lead content development team including research assistants, video producers, scriptwriters etc.
  • Work closely with senior faculty, freelancers and global industry leaders.

Skills Required

  • Bachelor in Economics
  • Masters in Economics or 4+ years of experience in teaching/eLearning and creating customised higher education programs
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of expertise in Economics
  • Master in Higher Education/ Technology, Education & Innovation is preferred
  • Experience in (digital) educational content production; preferably higher education is preferred
  • Excellence in problem-solving and structuring of complex processes in new terrains

Expected salary:

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Job date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 04:18:00 GMT

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