Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Denton, TX
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Learning Technologies (133300)

College of Information

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Increasingly, educational organizations are relying on sophisticated, cloud- based, computing environments to support a new range of teaching and learning activities. Given the diversity of technologies that must be safely and securely networked, configuring and managing those environments has become a demanding activity. For example, insuring that these environments are compliant with an ever-changing landscape of federal (CIPA, FERPA) and state guidelines is a challenge. In addition, these new environments need to support the R&D mission of the educational organization as well. Thus, the Department of Learning Technologies seeks a faculty member whose R&D interest and expertise is in the newly emergent field of computing environments to support the full-range of educational activities.

The new faculty will play a critical role in supporting the departments' expanding Distributed PhD program, as we anticipate that there will be an increasing demand from incoming students for research and training in the emerging area of personalized learning systems. Expanding a sustaining a first- class doctoral program is essential to maintaining the goal of continuing to be a Carnegie Tier I research University.

Normal responsibilities associated with this position includes two courses or equivalent service or research each long semester, serving on department and college committees, and engaging actively in scholarly efforts including publishing, research and seeking external funding. Each faculty member is expected to supervised graduate students and maintain an up-to-date summary in the university's faculty information system.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Technology Systems Administration or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
IT management and support, web development and computer networking experience, and experience with web technologies.

Area of Specialty:
Instructional Systems Technology

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)


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