Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Education Technology Department of Learning and Teaching School of Leadership and Education Sciences University of San Diego The Department of Learning and Teaching at the University of San Diego seeks qualified applicants for a tenure track position as an assistant professor in instructional/educational technology or related field. The position includes expectations in teaching, scholarship, and professional service. The individual will assume an integral position in the University’s Mobile Technology Learning Center (MTLC) conducting research and participating in ongoing strategic planning.
Qualifications: Candidates for this position must meet the following minimum criteria: • Earned doctorate in Education Technology or a related field prior to contract start date. • Demonstrated teaching excellence in both K-12 and university settings. • Strong knowledge of current research, policy, and best practices in education technology. • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive education, access, and equity for all students. • Demonstrated ability to research and publish for both academic and practitioner audiences. • Experience teaching online education. • A second area of expertise is encouraged.
Preferred Qualifications: • Experience teaching digital technology infused courses and integrating critical perspectives and theories of educational technology into students’ learning and research experiences. • Experience designing courses and developing innovative pedagogy with technology into teaching in K-12 settings. • Established research agenda that includes innovative educational technology topics • Grant development experience.
Responsibilities: This position will involve teaching and advising responsibilities at the credential, master’s and doctoral level. Candidates will be expected to teach both onsite and online courses, advise candidates in classroom-based action research and thesis research, collaborate with faculty and MTLC staff and graduate students. Faculty members are also expected to demonstrate scholarly productivity, as reflected in research grants, publications, and professional presentations. Support for research activities and travel is available for faculty members.
The University of San Diego is an independent, Catholic university with approximately 8,000 students, including 1,700 graduate students and 1,100 law students. The Department of Learning and Teaching at USD includes both credential and master’s degree programs in elementary education, secondary education, special education, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). In Fall 2013, the Department of Learning and Teaching launched a fully online master’s of education program for experienced K-12 teachers; it offers specializations in 21st Century Literacies, Inclusive Education and Universal Design for Learning, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), and Curriculum and Instruction. Our programs are NCATE/CAEP, CCTC, and WASC accredited. More information on our programs can be found at www.sandiego.edu/teach
The Department of Learning and Teaching and USD have a strong commitment to diversity and to global education. Faculty candidates should be committed to working with diverse students and populations and interesting in fostering community engagement at the local, national, and global levels. The department has developed strong collaborative relationships with local schools and districts to provide an array of practicum, student teaching, and action research sites. In addition, all graduate students are required to participate in at least one global education experience prior to graduation.
Application Procedures: To apply, go to http://apptrkr.com/604305 and reference job IRC16728. Complete application will include (1.) letter of application, which includes a summary of teaching and research experiences and interests, (2.) curriculum vita, (3.) official transcript of highest degree earned, (4.) two samples of scholarship, and (5.) three letters of reference. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.
Salary is commensurate with experience and education.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply.