Assistant or Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

Knoxville, TN
Sep 23, 2020
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant or Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

Knoxville, TN
Open Date:
Aug 13, 2020

Qualifications: This individual will have specializations in one or more of the following areas: online learning environments, design thinking, emerging media design and development, and/or instructional design. The successful applicant will be an active faculty member in the IT Online Master’s Program and the campus-based LDT Doctoral Program. The faculty member in this position will be a collegial citizen to the program through student advising, teaching, research, and service to the department, college, university, and profession.

Responsibilities: Maintain a scholarly publication record and research in the area of instructional technology. Pursue funding opportunities to assist in advancing the research agenda. Coordinate one or more of the three associated MS, PhD, and Graduate Certificate Programs. Teach face-to-face and online graduate courses related to Instructional Technology, and/or Learning, Design, and Technology. Serve as a graduate research advisor and provide service to the program, department, college, university, and profession. University: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. UTK is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the university. As a land-grant university, UTK is committed to excellence in learning and scholarship and in engagement with society.


Required: An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in Learning, Design, and Technology, Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Instructional Systems, Learning Sciences, or a closely related subfield within education; evidence of developing research and a scholarly publication agenda; evidence of teaching experience at the post-secondary level in both online and face-to-face classrooms. Desired: Evidence of having acquired external funding to support scholarly research; evidence of strong interest in and/or experience using multiple modalities in online learning environments; evidence of strong interest in and/or experience with collaborative research; background in all phases of instructional design and development either in public schools, informal settings, business and industry, or higher education settings; familiarity with AECT.

Application Instructions:

Submit vita, letter of interest addressing how you meet required and desired qualifications, sample scholarly publications, and contact information for three references to: Dr. Mitsunori Misawa, Chair, IT/LDT Faculty Research Committee Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling at the link provided. Any additional questions should be forwarded to Dr. Mitsunori Misawa at [email protected] Paper applications will not be considered. Review of applications will begin September 18, 2020.

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