Job: Instructional Technology Assistant/Associate Professor Non-Tenure Track at Kent State University

We are pleased to announce a call for a non-tenure track professor of instructional technology at Kent State University. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.

The call is listed below; you may also see the call online at: https://jobs.kent.edu/postings/11782
Dr. Richard E. Ferdig
Summit Professor of Learning Technologies
Professor, Instructional Technology
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Technology & Teacher Education
Research Center for Educational Technology
Kent State University

Instructional Technology
Assistant/Associate Professor Non-Tenure Track

Opportunity: The School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences at Kent State University invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor (non-tenure track) in the area instructional technology. This position will be full-time and begin January, 2017, if possible, or later. The teaching load will include two courses per semester; the research load will involve grant submissions, peer-reviewed publications, and other scholar activities in collaboration with the Research Center for Educational Technology.

Preferred Qualifications: This position requires an earned doctorate in Instructional or Educational Technology or a related field. Candidates should have demonstrated experience in both scholarly activities (e.g. grant submissions and peer-reviewed publications) and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. Applicants should also have developed, or be developing, 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 in informal and formal settings. 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.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please complete an online application at http://jobs.kent.edu and attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, an academic transcript showing the conferral of the candidate’s doctorate (if applicable), and arrange for three (3) letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr. Albert Ingram, Search Co-Chair, Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences, 405 White Hall, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242-0001. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Richard Ferdig at rferdig@kent.edu or Dr. Ingram at aingram@kent.edu.

All documents submitted to Kent State University for employment opportunities are public records and subject to disclosure under the Ohio Public Records Law.

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.


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