Graduate Assistant Positions Available!

The IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning and the Graduate Office invite applications from IUPUI graduate students for two Graduate Assistants, who will assist in developing and implementing teaching-related professional development programming for graduate students and postdocs for the CIRTL at IU program. Click on the links below for more information about the positions, requirements, and application process.

Graduate Assistant Position: Teaching-as-Research focus

Graduate Assistant Position: Diversity and Learning Community focus


Join us for the CIRTL Open House!

Come chat with graduate students and post-docs from our IUPUI CIRTL community about how you can use CIRTL to enhace your resume, engage with diverse groups, and network with others through teaching development. We will have free food, music, games, and prizes!

Download the flyer and RSVP here 


What is CIRTL?

The is a network of 38 universities in the USA and Canada founded in 2003 working towards the goal of advancing undergraduate education through the professional development of future faculty. . The foundations for all CIRTL programming are the of , and .



CIRTL at IUPUI is jointly led by the IUPUI Graduate Office, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the  with active support from various schools and programs across campus and campus units such as the Multicultural Center and Institutional Research and Decision Support. The CIRTL Leadership Team at IUPUI, consists of a Steering Committee and an Advisory Board.

Launched in Fall 2016, the CIRTL at IUPUI learning community consists of graduate students, postdocs, and faculty in STEM and other disciplines. They engage in the discussion and development of reflective and evidence-based teaching approaches using strategies that leverage student and instructor diversity and shared learning experiences. Participants in this program can earn recognition for achieving the CIRTL Program Outcomes of Associate, Practitioner, and Scholar by completing requirements consisting of various local and cross-network programming. By enrolling in this Canvas course and completing the requirements, participants can earn digital badges for each outcome-level. Students can use these digital badges on their CVs and in online career networking tools to showcase their CIRTL accomplishments to prospective employers.

Benefits to IUPUI

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  • Support IUPUI Strategic Plan
  • Increase recruitment
  • Promote graduate and undergraduate student success
  • Foster innovation in teaching and learning
  • Creating broader impacts on grant activities

Benefits to Future Faculty

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  • Receive mentoring and training to become effective teachers
  • Gain competitive advantage in academic career searches
  • Have increased success as junior faculty members
  • Earn and showcase Associate, Practitioner, and Scholar digital badges
  • Develop leadership and networking skills