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Assistant or Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Instructional Technology —Search #67919
College of Education / Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development


The Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development in the College of Education invites applications and nominations for the position of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Instructional Technology.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving about 27,000 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.

To equitably serve a fast growing and highly diverse student body and to fulfill the University's commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, we actively seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Inclusive Excellence. Candidates whose work furthers the institution's goals and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Within this setting, the Instructional Technology program is seeking candidates who will contribute to the programs' teaching, research, and service efforts.

Position Description. Reporting to the department chair, the Assistant or Associate Professor of Instructional Technology will be teaching graduate and undergraduate courses for the program's M.Ed., Ed.S., and undergraduate minor degrees; along with maintaining an active research agenda, and service work. The position is a 10- month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
  • Earned doctorate in Instructional Technology, or closely related field, by August 1, 2022;
  • Ability to design and teach graduate and undergraduate courses (online and face-to-face), and offer graduate advisement;
  • Ability to use and model technology for research and instruction;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives;
  • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development;
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing a strong and growing research and scholarship agenda and the production of research/creative activities as appropriate to the discipline;
  • Ability to work with diverse student populations;
  • Minimum of 5 years full-time college/university teaching experience at the assistant professor level is required for the rank of associate professor along with a strong record of research and service with publications and presentations in professional venues.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • K-12 teaching experience;
  • Higher education teaching experience;
  • Experience teaching online;
  • Experience in academic program coordination or direction for the associate level.

    Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution.

  • All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad and outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.
  • Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.
  • Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

    Screening of applications begins March 2, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2022. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

    	Dr. Jackie Kim, Search Co-Chair, Search #67919
    	Dr. Elizabeth Downs, Search Co-Chair, Search #67919
    			Georgia Southern University
    	Electronic mail: [email protected]
    	Telephone: 912-478-5307

    More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://coe.georgiasouthern.edu/itec/. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.





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