Assistant Professor, CSM - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Consumer Sciences at the University of Alabama is seeking dynamic applicants for an Assistant Professor tenure track position. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses online and on campus.

The department offers a Master’s degree in General Human Environmental Sciences with a specialization in Interactive Technology focused on computer-mediated communications and leadership in digital environments.

•Teaching, research, and service activities appropriate for the program, college and University.
•Produce a record of scholarly activity in Interactive Technology and Technology Leadership
•Develop and update campus and online courses as needed
•Obtain external funding to support a nationally competitive research program
•Serve on departmental, college, and university committees

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or Ed.D. from a nationally accredited institution in Technology Leadership, Computer Technology Integration, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in teaching online and on campus in undergraduate and graduate classes using a Learning Management System (LMS) as the platform
• Strong knowledge of the use of interactive media development tools
• Research experience including publications in peer reviewed journal articles.
• Experience presenting at international, national, and/or regional conferences related to technology and its use.
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, as evidenced by collaborative publication.

Additional Position Information

Review of applicants will begin by or around August 17, 2015.

Additional information can be found at:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit online a curriculum vita, and a cover letter indicating the position for which the applicant wishes to be considered. The applicant should include in the cover letter a link to the applicant’s eportfolio. The eportfolio should include a link to one or more multimedia/interactive instructional products.

Submission also requires a teaching philosophy statement for both face-to-face and online formats and addresses recruitment and retention of students. Please include a listing of all classes taught, previous or current, including course syllabus, institution where taught and course evaluation for each. This should all be included as one document, attached as Teaching Philosophy.

The three letters of recommendation can be attached online, or mailed directly to: Department of Consumer Sciences, College of Human Environmental Sciences, Attn: Dr. Anna McFadden, Box 870158, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. They can also be emailed to:

Candidates invited to interview will be expected to make a presentation on the role of online instruction in a comprehensive research university; and to present a general framework for ideas for recruitment and retention of online undergraduate and graduate programs and relate it to their philosophy of teaching online classes.

If hired, an official transcript of candidate’s most recent advanced degree will be required.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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