Assistant/Associate Professor in Educational Technology

Muncie, Indiana
Jan 17, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Educational Studies at Ball State University is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty member in Educational Technology to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in support of the educational technology programs (computer education license addition, minor, certificate, elementary education concentration, MA in Curriculum and Educational Technology, and PhD in Educational Studies).  Desired start date is August 17, 2018. 

Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders—committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Minimum qualifications:  All requirements completed for a doctoral degree in educational technology, instructional systems, or related field  from an accredited college or university by the date of appointment; relevant and successful teaching experience in the field of educational technology, instructional design, and/or educational technology policy, an ability to develop and design distance education courses; demonstrate a well-articulated research agenda; have a commitment to issues of diversity and equity in educational policy and practice.         

Preferred qualifications: Evidence of an established record of scholarship; potential to direct research of graduate students; post-secondary teaching experience; teaching license and/or P-12 teaching experience.

Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application:  cover letter addressed to Dr. Roger Wessel, Committee Chair and curriculum vitae with contact information for three references.    Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through March 11, 2018.   Interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for highest related degree earned prior to an in-person interview.  Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State’s largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.