Assistant/Associate Professor of Instructional Technology (IT) and Learning, Design, and Technology

Employer
University of Tennessee
Location
Tennessee, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 25, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Tennessee

College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences

Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling

Knoxville, Tennessee

 

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE TENURE TRACK POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Position:

Assistant/Associate Professor of Instructional Technology (IT) and Learning, Design, and Technology (LDT) with specializations in one or more of the following areas: online learning environments, design thinking, emerging media design and development, and/or instructional design. The successful applicant will be an active faculty member in the IT Online Master’s Program and the campus-based LDT Doctoral Program. The faculty member in this position will be a collegial citizen to the program through student advising, teaching, research, and service to the department, college, university, and profession.

 

Qualifications:

Required: An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in Learning, Design, and Technology, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Instructional Systems, Learning Sciences, or a closely related subfield within education; evidence of developing research and a scholarly publication agenda; evidence of teaching experience at the post-secondary level in both online and face-to-face classrooms.

 

 

Desired: Evidence of having acquired external funding to support scholarly research; evidence of strong interest in and/or experience using multiple modalities in online learning environments; evidence of strong interest in and/or experience with collaborative research; background in all phases of instructional design and development either in public schools, informal settings, business and industry, or higher education settings; familiarity with AECT.

 

Responsibilities:

Maintain a scholarly publication record and research in the area of instructional technology. Pursue funding opportunities to assist in advancing the research agenda. Coordinate one or more of the three associated MS, PhD, and Graduate Certificate Programs. Teach face-to-face and online graduate courses related to Instructional Technology, and/or Learning, Design, and Technology. Serve as a graduate research advisor and provide service to the program, department, college, university, and profession.

 

University:

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. UTK is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the university. As a land-grant university, UTK is committed to excellence in learning and scholarship and in engagement with society. Visit https://www.utk.edu for detailed information.

 

Salary:

Competitive and commensurate with experience.

 

Starting Date:

January 1, 2021 or August 1, 2021

 

Application:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Submit vita, letter of interest addressing how you meet required and desired qualifications, sample scholarly publications, and contact information for three references to our Interfolio link at:  https://apply.interfolio.com/78022

 

Questions can be directed to:

Dr. Mitsunori Misawa, Chair, IT/LDT Faculty Search Committee

Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling

              Itsearch2020@utk.edu  

 

  Paper applications will not be considered.

 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498.  Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

 

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.