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OpenLab Seeks Digital Pedagogy Fellow

The OpenLab is hiring! Please help us to spread the word to your networks. Full details on the position, responsibilities, and qualifications can be found in the attached PDF and on our website:


The OpenLab team seeks a current CUNY graduate student to join our enthusiastic team as a Digital Pedagogy Fellow.

City Tech’s OpenLab ( is an innovative open digital platform for students, faculty, and staff at New York City College of Technology, CUNY ( Built using the open source blogging and social networking software WordPress and BuddyPress, the OpenLab supports teaching and learning, enables connection and collaboration, and strengthens the intellectual and social life of the college. The project is driven by a community-focused ethos, flexible infrastructure, and commitment to openness, and is proud to partner with many initiatives across campus (e.g., First Year Learning Communities, General Education, Open Education Resources) and across CUNY. Since its launch in Fall 2011, the OpenLab has helped to foster openness and experimentation, supporting a growing community, now 27,000+ members strong.

Fellows will join a creative, collaborative Community Team invested in fostering community through open pedagogy and open digital technologies. Team members gain significant experience in curriculum development, teaching, professional development, the implementation of a variety of digital tools, testing and functionality, and help-documentation creation. Fellows have used the experiences gained as Digital Pedagogy Fellows to successfully apply for full-time faculty and alt-ac positions.

Hours and Pay: This is a year-round position, 12-15 hours/week, $34.87/hour.

Start Date: Fellows will begin the position with limited hours in late Spring 2019, and shift to 12-15 hours/week Summer 2019. The majority of summer work will be done remotely, with in-person responsibilities starting in full swing mid-August.

Deadline: Applications should be submitted by Friday, February 8, 2019, with review of applications and interviews beginning shortly thereafter.

Application: To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, and representative samples of your digital work to OpenLab Co-Directors Jill Belli ( and Jody R. Rosen ( Please note your anticipated graduation date, and any current and planned employment within the CUNY system or for the Research Foundation of CUNY.