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Assistant Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology

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Applications received by November 1, 2017 are assured full consideration. We will continue to accept and screen applications until the position is filled. A complete application will include: ● A letter of application that addresses the minimum qualifications and the preferred qualifications met (not to exceed 4 pages). ● A curriculum vitae. ● Transcripts for all degrees earned and in progress (unofficial transcripts accepted initially). ● Two samples of scholarly writing (combined into a single PDF). ● Portfolio of instructional design and development examples, specifically in business, corporate, and/or government settings. ● The names and contact information of three references. Official transcripts and letters of reference will be requested only from finalists. Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair: Dr. Lloyd Rieber, Please note that this position is contingent on availability of funding.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00476F
Posting Type
Working Title Assistant Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Department of Career and Information Studies at the University of Georgia invites applications for a position as an Assistant Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology to begin August 2018 with a focus in business, corporate, and/or government settings. The position is a tenure-track, academic year appointment with the possibility of summer employment. We are an active, innovative, and collaborative group of scholars, offering M.Ed., Ed.S., and Ph.D. degrees focused on research, creation, and use of technologies to enrich people’s lives in workplaces, schools, and communities of the future. We have a passion for designing, doing research, publishing the research in top journals, and seeking external funds to support it. We value diversity, believe in workplace civility, and respect each other’s opinions and views. We are looking for candidates who have a vision for the future of the field and the role of emerging technologies in the workplace of the future.
● Establish and maintain a sustainable research program and publication record.
● Seek external funds to support scholarship.
● Teach graduate courses.
● Advise graduate students and supervise graduate student research.
● Provide service to the college, university, profession, and public.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Institution. Protected veterans and individuals with disability are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Qualifications

● A doctorate in Learning, Design, and Technology (or Instructional Technology), the learning sciences, or a closely related area earned by the start date.
● Expertise in instructional design and development, specifically in business, corporate, and/or government settings as demonstrated by at least three artifacts in a portfolio.
● An active record of scholarship and productivity commensurate with experience.
● Demonstrated potential to acquire external funding and publish in high-impact venues.

Preferred Qualifications

● Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills.
● An innovative research program in the area of human performance and learning (e.g. design thinking, instructional design, games and/or simulations, data analytics).
● Success with securing external funding.
● One or more years experience teaching at the graduate level face-to-face as well as in online environments.
● Leadership in current efforts and future directions of human performance and learning.
● One or more years experience in instructional design in business, corporate, and/or government settings.
● Potential to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with businesses, corporations, and/or government settings.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 09/26/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. List of References with Contact Information
  6. Media Portfolio
Optional Documents