Clinical Assistant Professor in Learning Design and Technology

Purdue University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Purdue University seeks a clinical assistant professor of learning design and technology with a specialization in K-12 technology integration. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the goals of the program as well as supporting the continued development and deployment of its Blended and Online Teaching licensure program and technology badges. This position will be an academic-year clinical faculty position, with reappointments in two-year contractual terms. Clinical appointments are non-tenure track but with potential for promotion in rank. This position will require an on-campus office and a residence in the West Lafayette, Indiana area.

Responsibilities will include:
• Teaching undergraduate teacher preparation courses in technology integration.
• Advising and consulting with other faculty members within the teacher preparation program on the use and integration of technology within their courses.
• Designing, developing, and updating digital technology badges/micro-credentials.
• Coordinating the Blended and Online Teaching licensure program within the College of Education.
• Leading and teaching courses in the LDT online master’s program as well as select face-to-face PhD and MS program courses.
• Advising graduate students.
• Participating in program, department, college, and university committees.

QUALIFICATION: This position requires an earned doctorate in educational technology, instructional design, or closely related field. K-12 teaching experience with a current or recent U.S. teaching license and strong capabilities using technology in blended and online environments are required. Additionally, strong oral and written communication skills and demonstrated organizational abilities and leadership skills are required. Attainment of current Apple, Google, and/or Microsoft Educator certification is preferred.

STARTING DATE: August 16, 2021

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin June 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. This position is a full-time 9-month position with opportunities for summer teaching. When applying please include: (1) a letter of application specifying your area of expertise and interest, (2) current curriculum vita, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a writing sample (e.g., published article, conference proceedings, book chapter) and (5) list of three individual references with contact information.

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* Inquiries about the position should be directed to:
Dr. Tim Newby and Dr. Adrie Koehler, Search Committee Co-Chairs;
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
100 North University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098

LEARNING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM: This interdisciplinary program at Purdue has been identified as a signature area in the College of Education. The program area has developed a highly successful online Master’s of Science in Education program, which was designed to meet the needs of distance students who wish to learn how to design effective learning experiences and environments for a variety of settings. As part of this mission, we seek a clinical faculty member who can contribute to our mission to be a preeminent graduate program. Furthermore, the college is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including instruction and engagement; we seek a candidate who can demonstrate emphasis in at least one of these areas. See for additional program information.

THE UNIVERSITY: Purdue, a leading land grant and research university, ranks among the 15 largest universities in the nation. The university has an enrollment of more than 38,000 on the West Lafayette Campus and more than 14,000 on the regional campuses in Indiana. It is located in West Lafayette, IN, 65 miles northwest of Indianapolis and 125 miles southeast of Chicago.

Purdue University’s, College of Education is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer Fully Committed to Achieving a Diverse Workforce.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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