EDUCATION: Museums and Digital Media - Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

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Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences

EDUCATION: Museums and Digital Media

Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

Tufts University’s Department of Education seeks a qualified candidate to teach an online course, ED 0286 Museums and Digital Media, during Fall 2019. This graduate course introduces students to new and emerging digital interpretive strategies and scholarship, teaches them to assess the appropriateness and effectiveness of digital media for engaging museum audiences, and prepares them to participate in planning digital media projects. Students will analyze the impact of digital media on museums, and explore its ability to connect people to museums and to each other across the world.


The position requires a Masters degree, experience with planning and implementing digital media strategies for engaging audiences in museums, familiarity with pedagogical theories that underlie museum visitor learning and engagement, and experience in college-level teaching. Online teaching experience is a plus. 

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted via Interfolio at . Please submit: 1) an application letter describing professional and teaching experience, 2) a CV, and 3) contact information for three references (preferably one reference should speak to the candidate’s teaching experience). 

For information about the position, please contact Education Department Administrator Michelle Paré at [email protected].

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

EEO Statement

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at [email protected]. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at




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Posted: 2/13/2019
Application Due: 4/14/2019
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