Armstrong Professorship in Digital Learning - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio 45056

United States


Detailed Job Description

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in a field of study represented in the departments of the School of Education, Health & Society (ABD applications accepted with completion by the date of appointment); established interest in interactive digital learning in educational contexts with expertise in one or more of the following areas: e-instruction (mobile, web, distance), social media pedagogy and theory, online content creation/critique, mixed-reality simulation environments, or gaming (games for change, game-based learning); be knowledgeable about and responsive to the different ways technology has changed society; keen interpersonal and communication skills; a documented record of collaborative experiences.

Desired Qualifications: The AIMS Professorship is a critical linchpin in the EHS’s efforts to build interdisciplinary synergy among various technology initiatives. Desirable candidates will be influential, inspirational, and collaborative, inviting faculty and students to think and act differently as educators, researchers, and citizens and have knowledge of and experience with multicultural populations. A successful candidate will be one who can work independently within EHS, AIMS, and as an ambassador to other constituencies.

Application Process: Send a cover letter describing interest in the position, a CV, and a list of 3-5 references to: Dr. Bruce Perry, Chair AIMS Professorship Search Committee, 207 McGuffey Hall, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056. Electronic submission of application preferred. Email contact: Application screening begins 1 October 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

Chartered in 1809, Miami University ( offers nationally recognized degree programs, both undergraduate and graduate, in arts and sciences, business, education, engineering, and fine arts to more than 20,000 students each year at our main campus in Oxford, at our regional facilities in nearby Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, and at our Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg. Regularly cited as one of the top public universities in the nation, Miami is consistently praised for practices leading to student success: personal attention from faculty, participation in significant research, opportunities for leadership, and support for study abroad. Residing in the greater metropolitan areas of both Cincinnati and Dayton, Miami plays a leading role in the growth of the region. The School of Education, Health & Society (, one of the University's six academic divisions, includes five departments: Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Family Studies and Social Work, Kinesiology and Health, and Teacher Education. Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies ( is an innovative degree-granting program driven by emerging interactive technologies and a cohort of collaborative faculty who build “horizontal” curriculum and research across campus.

Miami University is an EOE/AA employer with smoke free campuses. Right to Know – Consumer Information: Hard copy upon request.

Keyword Phrases

  • digital learning
  • e-instruction
  • social media
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 10/1/2012