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Teaching Assistant Professor

Employer
College of Education and Human Sciences
Location
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Salary
Salary will be commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications.
Date posted
Dec 14, 2022

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Teaching Assistant Professor, Learning, Design, and Technology

 

Fall 2023

 

 

 

POSITION: The School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Aviation (SEFLA) in the College of Education and Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University is seeking a Teaching Assistant Professor specializing in technology integration in P12 schools to begin in August 2023.  Teaching Assistant Professor is a renewable term, non-tenure track position eligible for reappointment and promotion. All candidates, particularly those from underrepresented/diverse populations, who possess diverse skillsets/competencies and creative pedagogical approaches to integrative technology are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is designed for instructors who prioritize excellent pedagogical, technology integration, and student mentoring skills. The normal teaching load is 4:4 and includes mentoring graduate teaching associates in teaching the same course. The primary, though not exclusive, teaching responsibility is Applications of Educational Technology, a course for pre-service teachers that is offered in face-to-face and online modes. The teaching responsibilities may vary from semester or year based on the successful candidate’s specialization and preferences and current program needs. Candidates with previous experience teaching in P12 schools or as instructor of record for educational technology courses and experience teaching a mix of online and face-to-face courses are especially welcome.  

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Learning Design, and Technology; Educational Technology; Instructional Design and Technology; Learning Sciences, or a closely related field, plus a record of excellence in teaching. Qualified candidates will have experience in P12 school environments and the ability to engage in collaborative projects with Professional Education faculty and graduate students. Candidates should have expertise in theories, technologies, and methods associated with the fields of Learning Design and Technology, Educational Technology, or Learning Sciences, as well as a demonstrated interest in the university’s land grant mission and a desire to make a positive impact on the community through teaching, and service. We seek equity-minded candidates that will contribute to a culture of inclusive excellence within the department, the College of Education and Human Sciences, and Oklahoma State University. We are especially interested in candidates who demonstrate a commitment to OSU's land-grant mission by training and supporting diverse populations through their instruction, research, and service.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications. Benefits include comprehensive medical and retirement plans.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Learning, Design, and Technology (http://edtech.okstate.edu) at OSU serves the land grant mission of the university through scholarship, teaching, and service. We offer a PhD in Learning, Design, and Technology; a MS in Educational Technology; a MS and Graduate Certificate in School Library Media; and a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching. We are also in the process of adding an Undergraduate Certificate in Instructional Design. We offer undergraduate courses to support educator preparation programs as well as other disciplines. Our Emerging Technologies and Creativity Lab is an open, creative space for faculty and students to collaborate using emerging technologies to improve scholarship, teaching and learning, and service (see https://education.okstate.edu/research/labs/emerging-technologies-creativity-research-lab). This lab is a space to facilitate conversations, ideas, and solutions that ultimately translate into collaborative research and innovative teaching.

Oklahoma State University is a comprehensive land-grant university with an enrollment of more than 23,000 students. The university offers 86 programs of study leading to a bachelor’s degree, 70 master’s programs and 46 programs at the doctoral levels at campuses in Stillwater and Tulsa. Stillwater (http://stillwaterchamber.org) is approximately 65 miles from both the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metropolitan areas. The program offers a Ph.D. in Education with a Learning, Design, & Technology option, a M.S. in Educational Technology with options in Educational Technology and School Library Media, and a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching.  Educational technology courses also serve undergraduate programs in the OSU Professional Education Unit. Additionally, the program facilitates the College’s Emerging Technologies and Creativity research lab.

The position will be located at the main campus in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Stillwater provides a combination of large city amenities with an airport and cultural life but maintains the charm of a smaller community. A short drive to Oklahoma City and Tulsa provides opportunities for a larger metropolitan dining, cultural, and professional sporting events experience. Stillwater is a remarkable community and offers affordable housing, excellent schools and has been ranked as one of America's safest cities. See http://VisitStillwater.org for more information.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: The process of reviewing applications will begin January 9, 2023 and will continue until a successful candidate is selected.

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of successful teaching, and reference contacts at  http://jobs.okstate.edu.

For more information on the Learning, Design, and Technology program, please visit our website at http://edtech.okstate.edu or direct specific inquiries to program coordinator Dr. Susan Stansberry at susan.stansberry@okstate.edu.

 

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit eeo.okstate.edu.

 

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