University of Cincinnati — Assistant Professor, Instructional Design and Technology (Tenure Track)

The School of Education within the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for an Assistant Professor-Tenure Track. Primary responsibilities will reside in the Instructional Design and Technology program.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Instructional Design and Technology online and face to face. They must have strong expertise in cutting edge technologies such as virtual reality games, mobile apps, wearable devices, augmented reality, and so on. They should have excellent teaching skills and a clearly established research agenda around those areas. Candidates should be able to facilitate students in using and researching technology tools for their own learning projects. Candidates with leadership experience in higher education are desirable. They should demonstrate strong communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with other professionals and students. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Instructional Design and Technology by August 31, 2020. Degrees in related areas that combine education and technology such as Educational Technology, Instructional Technology, or Learning Design and Technology may be considered if candidate reasonably meets position qualifications.
  • Strong expertise in virtual reality games, mobile apps, wearable devices, augmented reality, or other cutting edge technologies.
  • Demonstrated capacity for successful teaching in higher education.
  • Demonstrated capacity for successful scholarship.
  • Demonstrated capacity for service expectations in areas such as program development, community outreach, and professional associations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in higher education.
  • Proven track record of publications and/or presentations related to cutting edge technologies.
  • 2+ years of post-doctoral experience in teaching, research, and/or administration.
  • Evidence of strong communication and collaboration skills in working effectively with other professionals.

Applicants should apply at and should submit:

  • A cover letter describing qualifications for the position
  • Resume/Curriculum vitae
  • Electronic portfolio of technology-based projects
  • Three letters from references

Review of applications will commence November 1, 2019 and the position is expected to begin August 15, 2020.

Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to:
Dr. Kay Seo, Professor, Instructional Design and Technology; 513-556-2531

Inquiries regarding the application submission process should be directed to:
Kourtney Johnson, Sr HR Coordinator; 513-556-6515


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.