Job: Faculty Position in Educational Technology/Psychology (Kent State-USA)

Opportunity:  The School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences at Kent State University invites applications for a position in the Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology program. This is a fulltime tenure-track position beginning in the Fall semester of 2015.

Qualifications: This position requires an earned doctorate in Instructional or Educational Technology or a related field (e.g. Educational Psychology, Learning Sciences, Cognitive Science, etc.). Candidates should be developing or have developed a strong program of theory-driven research that studies the use of technology or digital media to improve and assess student learning or teacher development/education. Research specializations that include one or more of the following areas are of particular interest: instructional design and development; online and blended instruction; STEM education; educational games, simulation and immersive environments; dynamic assessment; mobile teaching and learning, computer-supported collaboration; and digital learning environments. Scholarship and experience with blended and online instruction is preferred, along with an interest in its design, implementation and evaluation. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong commitment to research that focuses on the intersection of instructional technology and psychological theories of learning and cognition.

Application:  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014. To apply, please complete an online application at and attach both a curriculum vitae and an academic transcript.  Also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted. Questions related to the job or the application should be directed to the search chair, Dr. Rick Ferdig,

Kent State University is an EO/AA employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. All documents submitted to Kent State University for employment opportunities are public record and subject to disclosure under the Ohio Public Records law.


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