Faculty position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Technology

Salary Range: 

9-month position

Employment %: 

100%

Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Educational Technology

Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, College of Education, Michigan State University

The Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET) program at Michigan State University (MSU) in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, invites applications for an assistant or associate professor in Educational Technology. The position is a 9-month tenure system appointment with an August 16, 2017 start date.  EPET is a nationally ranked graduate program that produces scholars and leaders in the study of human learning and development and/or in the development and study of diverse technologies supporting learning and teaching. It emphasizes rigorous scholarship and diverse analytic perspectives on learning, development, and technology embedded in culture and society.  We seek candidates with exceptional promise to understand and improve the use of powerful technologies to support learning and teaching in P-16 contexts. We welcome applicants who study technologically mediated teaching and learning in a range of contexts, including formal or informal settings, face-to-face or online environments, and across different subject-matter disciplines. The specific focus of candidates’ interest is open; however, we are interested in candidates who study how people learn and teach in innovative learning spaces, such as flexible classrooms, digital games, creative computing, virtual environments, and makerspaces. 

Duties:

·       Develop a nationally recognized, externally funded program of research.

·       Teach doctoral and masters level courses in areas of expertise and department curricular need and in all modes of delivery.

·       Recruit, advise and mentor graduates student at the masters and doctoral levels.

·       Participate in department, college, university, professional, and community service activities. 

Qualifications:

Applicants should have an earned relevant doctoral degree or provide evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed prior to the start of the appointment in educational technology, learning sciences, or a related field. Successful candidates will show the potential to engage in scholarly activity relevant to teaching and learning in technology-supported settings in P-16. Experience teaching courses in an online setting is preferred.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and person with disabilities. 

Application Instructions: 

Interested persons should apply to position 4022 via the link at https://jobs.msu.edu. Applications require: (1) a cover letter detailing qualifications for the position, (2) a statement of research and teaching interests, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) up to three representative publications, and (5) names and contact information for three references. Please contact the co-chairs of the search committee, Dr. Aman Yadav (ayadav@msu.edu) and Dr. Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia (llgarcia@msu.edu), if you have questions about the position. Review of applications will begin October 14, 2016 and continue until candidates are selected. For more information about our program, see http://edutech.educ.msu.edu.

Start Date: 

August 16, 2017