The Department of Career and Information Studies at the
University of Georgia invites applications for a position as an
Assistant Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology (LDT) to
begin August 2022. The position is a tenure-track, academic year
(9-month) appointment with the possibility of summer employment.
The qualified candidate will join an active, innovative, and
collaborative group of scholars focused on research, creation, and
use of technologies to enrich people's lives in the workplaces and
communities of the future. Faculty members in the LDT program have
a passion for designing, conducting research, publishing in top
journals, and seeking external funds to support their work.
We seek candidates who have a vision for the future of the field
and the role of emerging technologies in the workplace of the
future. We offer M.Ed. and Ed.S. degrees focused on K12 education,
an M.Ed. focused on instructional design and development, an M.Ed.
focused on research, and a Ph.D. focused on using design, research,
and scholarship to solve real-world educational problems in
- Establish and maintain a rigorous and innovative line of
- Seek external funding to support and sustain your research
- Design and teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in
instructional technology in face-to-face, hybrid, and online
- Provide leadership in local, national and/or international
- Provide service to the department, college, university and
- Advise graduate students and supervise graduate student
- A doctorate in Learning, Design, and Technology, Instructional
Technology, or a closely related area by the start date of the
- Candidates should have a program of research consistent with
appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor that demonstrates
coherent theoretical foundations and potential for high-quality
teaching, publications, and external funding. For information about
the requirements for appointment at the rank of Assistant
Professor, please see the
University of Georgia’s Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion, and
Department of Career and Information Studies Procedures and
Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure,
- An active program of research that demonstrates coherent
theoretical foundations and potential for high-quality teaching,
publications, and external funding.
- Expertise in an area of research that explores the potential of
emerging learning technologies to address current issues in the
field and society.
- A year or more of experience applying instructional design in
K-12, higher education, and/or corporate settings
- Background in teaching topics related to instructional design
and technology in both face-to-face and online environments for a
semester or more.
- Leadership in current efforts and future directions of research
and practice in the field.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or
The successful candidate will have:
- a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and
- excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Preferred candidates will also have:
- knowledge of applying for and/or securing external funding for
one or more projects.
- potential to promote collaborative relationships in various
- ability to work collaboratively with faculty throughout the
university on STEM-related projects.
Applications received by November 19, 2021 are assured full
consideration. We will continue to accept and screen applications
until the position is filled. A complete application includes:
- A letter of application that addresses the position
qualifications (not to exceed 4 pages).
- A curriculum vitae.
- Transcripts for all degrees earned and in progress (unofficial
transcripts accepted initially).
- Two samples of scholarly writing.
- A one-page statement of your commitment to diversity, equity,
and inclusion, including evidentiary examples.
- The names of three references. Official transcripts and letters
of reference will be required only from finalists.
All materials should be uploaded
electronically to UGAJobs: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/225278
Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair: Dr.
Theodore J. Kopcha (email@example.com). Please note that
this position is contingent on availability of funding.
Chartered in 1785, the University of Georgia is the Nation’s
oldest state chartered university and the birthplace of the
American system of public higher education. The University of
Georgia is consistently ranked among the Nation’s leading public
research universities, and seeks to sustain and advance this
history of success through the recruitment and retention of an
excellent and diverse faculty. The University of Georgia offers a
competitive compensation and benefits package with an affordable
cost of living, an attractive location in the foothills of the Blue
Ridge Mountains in close proximity to Atlanta, a mild climate, and
an excellent quality of life in a vibrant multicultural
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic
information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or
protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or
assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this
search are encouraged to contact Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For more information about the Department of Career and
Information Studies, visit https://coe.uga.edu/directory/career-and-information-studies;
for UGA, visit http://www.uga.edu;
for Athens, visit http://www.visitathensga.com;
and for Georgia, visit http://www.georgia.gov