University of Kentucky
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Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Instructional Systems Design Requisition Number FE02137 Working Title Department Name 8G020:Education Curriculum & Instr Work Location Lexington, KY Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Full-Time Tenure Track Status Tenure Track Required Education
Earned doctoral degree in instructional systems design, instructional technology, learning technologies, or closely related discipline by the time of hire.
Required Related Experience
Strong research direction with particular interest in experience with quantitative methods, record of teaching graduate level courses, and record of collaboration and engagement with multiple diverse constituents.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Instructional Systems Design. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2020. The department is looking for candidates who can strengthen the core competencies in instructional design and curriculum theory and have expertise in the areas of emerging technologies, such as online e-learning/MOOCs, performance improvement, digital gaming, augmented reality, or other related areas.
Responsibilities include the following: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including service courses for elementary, middle level, and secondary education teaching candidates; contribute to research on online e-learning/MOOCs, performance improvement, digital gaming, augmented reality in school and/or industrial applications; and seek opportunities to fulfill the university's land grant mission through service to schools and the community.
Required qualifications include an earned doctoral degree in instructional systems design, instructional technology, learning technologies, or closely related discipline by the time of hire. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a strong research direction with particular interest in experience with quantitative methods and the ability to teach graduate level courses that push students academically and technically. Successful candidates will be strong collaborators and have the ability to contribute to the university's land grant mission and strategic engagement with multiple diverse constituents.
Interested applicants should include a letter of application detailing qualifications for this position (upload under Cover Letter), current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita), a sample of professional writing (upload under Specific Request 1), and the names and contact information for three current references familiar with the applicant's work (upload under Specific Request 2).
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Gerry Swan, ISD Search Committee Chair, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, University of Kentucky, 335 Dickey Hall, Lexington, KY 40506-0017.
Review of applications begins November 27, 2019, and continues until the position is filled.
For relevant information about the department and college, visit the following websites: Department of Curriculum and Instruction https://education.uky.edu/edc; College of Education https://education.uky.edu.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply Open Until Filled Yes University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen. Posting Specific Questions
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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- * Where did you first see this position advertised, other than on the UK Jobs system?
- The Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
- Registry of Diverse and Strategic Faculty
- Academic Keys
- Latinos in Higher Education
- A colleague, friend, and/or family member
- None of the above
- Curriculum Vita
- Cover Letter
- Specific Request 1
- Specific Request 2