Assistant Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology

Sep 29, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: 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 to begin August 2018 with a focus in business, corporate, and/or government settings. The position is a tenure-track, academic year appointment with the possibility of summer employment. We are an active, innovative, and collaborative group of scholars, offering M.Ed., Ed.S., and Ph.D. degrees focused on research, creation, and use of technologies to enrich people's lives in workplaces, schools, and communities of the future. We have a passion for designing, doing research, publishing the research in top journals, and seeking external funds to support it. We value diversity, believe in workplace civility, and respect each other's opinions and views. We are looking for candidates who have a vision for the future of the field and the role of emerging technologies in the workplace of the future. Responsibilities: * Establish and maintain a sustainable research program and publication record. * Seek external funds to support scholarship. * Teach graduate courses. * Advise graduate students and supervise graduate student research. * Provide service to the college, university, profession, and public. 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, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Institution. Protected veterans and individuals with disability are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications: * A doctorate in Learning, Design, and Technology (or Instructional Technology), the learning sciences, or a closely related area earned by the start date. * Expertise in instructional design and development, specifically in business, corporate, and/or government settings as demonstrated by at least three artifacts in a portfolio. * An active record of scholarship and productivity commensurate with experience. * Demonstrated potential to acquire external funding and publish in high-impact venues.

Preferred Qualifications: * Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills. * An innovative research program in the area of human performance and learning (e.g. design thinking, instructional design, games and/or simulations, data analytics). * Success with securing external funding. * One or more years experience teaching at the graduate level face-to-face as well as in online environments. * Leadership in current efforts and future directions of human performance and learning. * One or more years experience in instructional design in business, corporate, and/or government settings. * Potential to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with businesses, corporations, and/or government settings.


Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100%

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area

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