Assoc. or Full Professor, Communication, Media and Learning Technologies Design

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Associate or Full Professor, Communication, Media and Learning Technologies Design

Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology

Position: Associate or Full Professor, tenured or tenure-track with expertise in one or more of the following areas: interactive learning technologies, interaction design of simulations and educational digital games in the area of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics), virtual and augmented reality, educational technology design, mobile game technologies, computer science education, and social media and learning. We seek a colleague to join our interdisciplinary faculty, with experience in designing and leading large-scale research and development studies that have had significant impact in his or her related fields of scholarship and whose research program will advance theory about educational games for learning, technology in education, digital media, and other virtual and immersive digital environments across a variety of learning and educational contexts, within and beyond schools. Teaching experience at the College and/or preK-12 levels is preferred.


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, using socio-cultural and cognitive sciences to study how applications of advanced digital technologies and new media act as powerful forces that engender new solutions to established problems through the engagement and development of various theoretical, pedagogical and design paradigms inherent in the broad learning sciences perspective that is embedded within the program.


Responsibilities: Teach graduate courses in areas related to one or more of: Learning technologies design, interactive technologies, social and communicative aspects of ICT; 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 record of scholarship and development of learning technologies, teaching at the graduate level, and strong record of external funding.


Rank: Associate or Full Professor Tenured or Tenure-Track.


Send: Letter of application addressing the perceived fit for this position and reflection on current and future research agenda; Curriculum vitae; Three recent publications or other examples of scholarly writing; the names of three references by E-mail. Please send PDF files to with “TC CMLTD Faculty Search” in the subject line. Please also use this e-mail for any inquiries about the search.


Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2016 and continue until the search is completed. Appointment begins Fall semester, 2017.


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