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Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design
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Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

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Open Rank Faculty Search - Communications, Computing, & Technology in Education

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Open Rank Professor, Communications, Computing, Technology and Education

Teachers College, Columbia University
Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology
Communication, Computing, and Technology in Education

Position: Open rank professor with expertise in one of two areas related to teaching and learning environments: mobile technologies and educational games, or media, education, and design. We seek a colleague to join our interdisciplinary faculty, whose research program will advance theory about the role of media and technologies such as video and related media, video games, and other virtual and immersive digital environments across a variety of learning contexts, within and beyond schools. Teaching experience at the College and/or preK-12 levels is preferred. The ability to teach object-oriented programming is desirable.

Program Information:  We prepare students for research and leadership positions incorporating innovative uses of information and communication technologies across all content areas within education, including literacy, science, mathematics, social studies, and teacher education. Students explore a variety of socio-cultural perspectives and cognitive sciences to study how applications of advanced digital technologies and new media act as powerful forces that engender, for example, new forms of communication, changes in the nature of learning, and the construction of new real and virtual sites of education; they are prepared to pursue creative solutions to established problems through the engagement and development of various theoretical, pedagogical, and design paradigms inherent in the broad social, cultural, and learning sciences perspectives that are embedded within the program.

Responsibilities: Teach graduate courses in areas related to one or more of: technology and media, video/educational game design, mobile technologies, basic object-oriented programming, data visualization. Maintain an active program of research and scholarship; Advise and mentor doctoral and master's students; Participate actively and collegially in departmental activities.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in a relevant discipline.  Demonstrated or clear potential for ongoing research, scholarship, teaching, and acquisition of external funding.

Rank: Open Rank Professor, Tenure Track or Tenured.

Submit Electronically: Letter of application addressing the perceived fit for this position, research and teaching expertise, and projected research trajectory; Curriculum vitae; Three recent publications or other examples of scholarly writing; Three letters of reference to Professor Lalitha Vasudevan, Search Committee Chair, c/o Chaney Matos at Please include the subject line: CCTE Faculty Search.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Appointment begins September 1, 2014.

Teachers College as an institution is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. In offering education, psychology, and health studies, the College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities to minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in its own activities and in society.

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