Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Instructional Technology (Non-Tenure Track)

Job description

Requisition Number::

0812867

Number of Open Positions::

1

Position Title::

Assistant/Associate Professor

Other Title Information::

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Instructional Technology (Non-Tenure Track)

Organization::

212501 - "EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, POLICY & TECH STUDIES"

Position Summary::

Position: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Instructional Technology (Non-Tenure Track)

The Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Technology Studies at the University of Alabama invites applications for a Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Instructional Technology. This is a nine-month, non-tenure earning position with a contract of two years. Candidates applying for the Associate rank must have demonstrated effective activity in teaching or research, and service on the college, university and professional community level.

Responsibilities include:
•Develop and teach graduate courses in Instructional Technology (MA, PhD, Graduate Certificate) and the Nurse Educator program
•Teach undergraduate courses in Instructional Technology
•Assist in development of an online Education Specialist in Instructional Technology
•Advise doctoral students and serve on dissertation committees
•Engage in practitioner-scholar research and creative activities
•Assist with program assessment and accreditation duties
•Collaborate in the development of innovative programs and grant writing
•Provide service within the program, Department, University, and to relevant professional education organizations

Ad Text::

The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Technology Studies

About the University of Alabama and the College of Education. The University of Alabama (UA) is where Legends are made. UA has experienced tremendous growth, with enrollment of 37,842 for fall 2020, compared to 27,052 in the fall of 2008. UA had a record-setting Graduate School enrollment in fall 2020. Approximately 40 percent of UA’s freshman class scored 30 or higher on the ACT, and 40 percent were in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class (another UA record). The University of Alabama is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars with almost 800 currently enrolled and has Very High Research Activity status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Twenty-nine current faculty have received NSF CAREER Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition of top-performing young scientists. Fifty-two UA faculty researchers are in the National Academy of Inventors. Finally, the University of Alabama has a total statewide economic impact of UA: $2.9 billion; 13,784 jobs; and $142.9 million in income and sales taxes.

Our mission at the College of Education (COE) is to be a leader in Alabama and across the nation in teaching, scholarship, advocacy, and service by developing professionals with pedagogic and disciplinary expertise who advance the intellectual and social conditions of all learners in a globalized society. To that end, the COE welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and/or community service has prepared them to UNITE with the larger community to collaboratively nurture cultural competence, empathy, and a vision of equity and justice for all learners; ACT to develop the full potential of all learners to be excellent professionals in their fields; and LEAD through continuous research-based critical inquiry of policy and reflective practice to enable transformative change in our diverse local and global communities. The COE consists of six Departments and is impactful in the lives of the individuals and entities we serve spanning populations, ages, settings, and contexts. Our faculty’s research, teaching, and service is widely recognized through their securement of external funding, national awards, professional organization leadership, established centers and offices, and outreach to the local, state, and national communities. Faculty in the college are free to pursue their passions, partner with the local communities, and excel in their many pursuits of academia. Please visit our COE website (https://education.ua.edu) for more details of our impactful community and faculty supports.

The University of Alabama is located in West Alabama and is 45 minutes southwest of Birmingham, AL. Tuscaloosa, a quintessential college town with a population of 101,113, has excellent recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities available . The Tuscaloosa area provides hiking, biking, and running trails, as well as playgrounds, parks, and dog parks to enjoy the outdoors. Lake Tuscaloosa, Lake Nicol and Lake Lurleen offer sporting and leisure activities. Tuscaloosa is within driving distance of Atlanta, Nashville, New Orleans, Memphis, and the beaches of Gulf Shores. Tuscaloosa is also home to the Alabama Museum of Natural History, The Bryant Museum, Children’s Hands-On Museum, Moundville Archaeological Park, multiple sporting events, concerts hosted at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, and several festivals (West Alabama Food & Wine Festival, Druid City Arts Festival, Kentuck Arts Festival, etc.). Tuscaloosa continues to grow in population, cultural events, and shopping alongside the University. Please visit the Tuscaloosa Chamber of Commerce (https://tuscaloosachamber.com) to learn more about our wonderful city and all that it affords you and your family.

The Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Technology Studies at the University of Alabama invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Instructional Technology. This is a nine-month, non-tenure earning position with a contract of two years.

Candidates applying for the Associate rank must have demonstrated effective activity in teaching or research, and service on the college, university and professional community level.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Earned Doctorate in Instructional Leadership, Instructional Technology, or a related field
•Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level, including online teaching experience
•Strong organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience in practitioner-scholar research and professional presentations
•Professional instructional design experience
•Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level
•Successful online teaching experience
•Experience working with teams in collaborative settings

Responsibilities:
•Develop and teach graduate courses in Instructional Technology (MA, PhD, Graduate Certificate) and the Nurse Educator program
•Teach undergraduate courses in Instructional Technology
•Assist in development of an online Education Specialist in Instructional Technology
•Advise doctoral students and serve on dissertation committees
•Engage in practitioner-scholar research and creative activities
•Assist with program assessment and accreditation duties
•Collaborate in the development of innovative programs and grant writing
•Provide service within the program, Department, University, and to relevant professional education organizations

Questions should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Vivian Wright ([email protected]).

Starting Date: August 16, 2021

Benefits:
-Health and Life Insurance
-TIAA-CREF Available
-Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama
-Summer employment available on an as needed basis

Application Deadline:
The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework are required to complete the online application process.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all graduate coursework.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and the College of Education actively seeks diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

UA EEO Statement:

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
“EEO is the Law” https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Search Initiation Date::

03/02/2021

Expected Starting Date::

08/16/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants::

Attach as separate “Other Documents”:
1. Document Number 1 – Names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references
2. Document Number 2 – Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework
(combine multiple transcripts into one document)

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Posted: 3/10/2021
Application Due: 5/4/2021
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