Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College — Assistant Professor, Learning Design and Technologies

Job #14043 

ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College (MLFTC) has the mission of creating knowledge, mobilizing people and fostering actions that improve education. Our programs bring people and ideas together to increase the innovation capabilities of individual educators, schools and organizations, districts and communities. 

The Division of Educational Leadership & Innovation in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Learning Design and Technologies. This is a benefits- eligible tenure-track academic year position beginning August 16, 2020. The MLFTC Master of Education program in Learning Design and Technologies emphasizes the design of learning technology environments, systems, applications and instructional materials for multiple learning contexts. The program prepares learning design and technology professionals for a variety of formal and informal settings in business, industry, museums, nonprofits, government organizations, and education, such as K-12 schools and colleges or universities. 

The faculty members involved in this degree are dedicated to making positive social change through scholarship, teaching, and service. The ideal candidate is focused on scholarship around the design of learning and is familiar with educational technologies broadly defined. The successful candidate will: 1) teach in the online MEd program in Learning Design and Technologies, in the BAE concentration in Instructional Design, and other relevant programs in MLFTC; 2) effectively team with colleagues to improve these and related programs; 3) maintain and improve program ties with educational stakeholders in local and distant communities; 4) maintain an active research agenda; 5) provide service to the institution, profession, and community. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctorate by August 16, 2020, from an accredited university in learning design or a related field (e.g., educational technology, instructional technology, instructional design). 
  • Evidence of a strong scholarly agenda related to instructional design, learning design, and/or educational technology 
  • A record of successful teaching at the university level 
  • Demonstrated success or the potential for success in online college teaching
  • Experience in the design of online courses or technological learning environments

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Evidence of the ability to obtain external funding 
  • Record of establishing research relationships and partnerships with professional organizations and/or school districts to improve the use of technologies to support learning and teaching in P-20 contexts 
  • Experience engaging in collaborative research 
  • Experience teaching in a multicultural environment, or in a setting serving international populations 
  • K-12 teaching experience 
  • Experience managing a team of instructors in large-enrollment online courses 
  • Research, teaching, and/or service and community involvement that demonstrates a commitment to
    equity and diversity in education 

About the College and University
Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge, mobilizes people and takes action to improve education. Nationally recognized as a leading innovator in teacher education and scholarly research, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College prepares over 1,500 educators annually through bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. Working with a mindset of creative intrapreneurship to bring positive change within organizations, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to improve student outcomes. We seek to develop a renewable resourcefulness in individual educators, in schools, in school districts and in communities. In line with the charter and design principles of Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College asserts the following four core values: 

  • Pursue excellence at scale to achieve impact 
  • Exercise leadership through innovation 
  • Champion diversity of people and ideas 
  • Share responsibility for the strength of communities

Arizona State University is Carnegie classified as a doctoral university of highest research activity, a respected research institution in the Pac-12 Conference, and is developing a new model of an American research university: one that measures its academic quality by the education its graduates receive; one at which researchers, while pursuing their scholarly interests, and also consider the public good; and one in which faculty expand the concept of community service by accepting major responsibility for the health, economic, and social development of their communities. 

For more information about the College, please visit our website at http://education.asu.edu/ 

Application Deadline and Procedures
The application deadline is October 25, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Only electronic applications will be reviewed. To submit your application, please visit apply.interfolio.com/68318  

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For a complete statement of ASU’s non-discrimination policy, refer to http://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/. 

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police at 480-965-3456. 

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