System Identification Number:
Learning Technologies (133300)
College of Information http://ci.unt.edu
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Learning Technologies at the University of North Texas in Denton invites applications for a 9-month appointment as a lecturer. The ideal candidate will be prepared to teach courses in the field of Learning Technologies with an emphasis in Instructional Technologies, Computer Education and Cognitive Systems, Educational Computing, or Learning Technologies. The faculty member will teach four courses per semester or perform equivalent duties in place of one course as directed by the Department Chair. If the faculty member possesses a terminal degree (i.e., PhD or EdD), s/he will have the opportunity to teach doctoral courses and serve on doctoral advisory committees. Lecturers also participate in department activities and may serve on departmental and college committees. This position will support the technical skills needed in the areas of data communications, digital audio and video production, network administration and Internet services.
University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
All applicants must meet the following criteria: (1) A terminal degree (i.e., PhD or EdD) in Learning Technologies or a closely related field at the time of appointment, (2) documented experience teaching both undergraduate and masters courses in the field, and (3) a record of scholarly activity (i.e., presentations at conferences and/or published research articles).
A sustained record of scholarly activities in the field is preferred. Documented experience in teaching online courses is desired. Also, experience either teaching or assisting with doctoral level courses is desired.
Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
Open Until Search Closed
Review of Applications Begins:
Required Applicant Documents:
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Example of Professional Writing
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must provide samples of professional work (e.g., journal articles, course syllabi, etc.; these can be provided by a link to the applicant's Website or an accessible Internet repository). The sample should be attached with the title "Other Documents" during the application process. In addition to the information submitted electronically through the UNT Faculty Jobs Portal, candidates should be prepared to provide transcripts from all universities attended (official transcripts needed for appointment) and ask their references to submit letters of recommendation upon request. The hiring process is not complete until a background check is completed and the applicant has signed and returned a formal offer of employment from the Dean of the College of Information.