Assistant/Associate Professor-Tenure System

Job description

Working/Functional Title

Ast/Assoc Professor

Position Summary

The Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET) program at Michigan State University (MSU) in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, invites applications for an assistant or associate professor in Educational Technology. The position is a 9-month tenure system appointment with an August 16, 2018 start date.  EPET is a nationally ranked graduate program that produces scholars and leaders in the study of human learning and development and/or in the development and study of diverse technologies supporting, learning, and teaching. It emphasizes rigorous scholarship and diverse analytic perspectives on learning, development, and technology embedded in culture and society. 

We seek candidates with exceptional promise to understand and improve the use of technologies to support learning and teaching in P-16 contexts, such as teacher education and professional development, formal or informal settings, face-to-face or online environments, and across different subject-matter disciplines.  


  • Develop a nationally recognized, externally funded program of research.

  • Teach doctoral and masters level courses in areas of expertise and department curricular need and in all modes of delivery.

  • Recruit, advise and mentor graduate students at the masters and doctoral levels.

  • Participate in department, college, university, professional, and/or community service activities. 

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have an earned relevant doctoral degree (or provide evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed prior to the start of the appointment) in educational technology, learning sciences, or a related field.  Potential to engage in scholarly activity relevant to teaching and learning in technology-supported settings in P-16.

Desired Qualifications

Experience teaching courses in an online setting is preferred but not required.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter; Statement of Interests; Resume/CV; Reference list; Writing Samples

Special Instructions

Applications require: (1) a cover letter detailing qualifications for the position, (2) a statement of research and teaching interests, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) up to three representative publications, and (5) names and contact information for three references. Please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Aman Yadav ([email protected]) or Dr. Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia ([email protected]), if you have questions about the position. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017 and continue until candidates are selected. 





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Posted: 7/14/2017
Application Due: 7/14/2018
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