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Assistant Professor

Emporia State University
Kansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Teachers College invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in the Department of Instructional Design and Technology to begin in Fall 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Emporia State is CAEP accredited and nationally recognized for excellence in teacher education.


Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Teaching online and in-person undergraduate courses to education majors such as Instructional Technology for Educators and graduate courses in Instructional Design, Designing and Developing Web-based Instruction, Multimedia Design and Development, Project Management, Issues in Distance Education, and other IDT related topics.
  • Reviewing and revising curriculum materials, course syllabi and instructional assignments to keep students apprised of current practical and theoretical research.
  • Engaging in scholarly research on topics of expertise via publication (scholarly journals and academic presentations) and grants.
  • Engaging in service to the profession, university, college, and department, including, but not limited to serving and/or leadership on committees, program coordination, and student recruitment and retention.
  • Serving as the M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology Program Coordinator. The program coordinator is responsible for program assessment, preparation of assessment reports, student recruitment and admissions, curriculum changes, and initiatives in promoting student success, retention, and degree completion.
  • Opportunities for summer teaching depend upon the number of students enrolled in summer course offerings.


The successful candidate will have the following:

  • An earned doctorate in instructional design and technology, or a closely related field (PhD/EdD students at the dissertation level will be considered).
  • Prior experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Experience with the use of technology in K-12 teaching, including project-based learning, universal design for learning, and personalized learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology and technology-based innovated delivery systems
  • Experience in web-based and multimedia course creation and design
  • Experience with project management
  • The ability to keep up-to-date with new and emerging technologies
  • Demonstrated the use of technology for teaching and learning in a post-pandemic world.
  • K-12 teaching experience.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience obtaining external funding; instructional design and technology experience in higher education, military, healthcare, and/or other public and private industry; and expertise in one or more of the following areas: universal design for learning, personalized learning, simulation technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, as well as app and multimedia development.

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion and support of the Emporia State University Diversity and Inclusion Statements


Qualified applicants should electronically submit a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; unofficial transcripts; and the name, title, phone number, mailing address, and email address of at least three references at Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Background check required.

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.

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