The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Purdue University seeks two clinical assistant professors of learning design and technology with a specialization in online learning. The successful candidates will play a key role in supporting the goals of the program as well as supporting the continued development and deployment of its online Master’s of Science in Education program. Both positions will be academic-year clinical faculty positions, with reappointments in two-year contractual terms. Clinical appointments are non-tenure track but with potential for promotion in rank. Both positions will require on-campus offices and residences in the West Lafayette, Indiana area.
Both positions will have responsibilities that include:
- Leading and teaching courses in the LDT online master’s program as well as selected face-to-face PhD and MS program courses;
- Advising graduate students;
- Participating in program, department, college and university committees; and
- Summer teaching and course leading responsibilities.
Selected individual position responsibilities include the following:
Position 1: Instructional Design: Corporate Training or K12 Preferred
- Develop, lead and teach courses dealing with instructional design, learning theories, technology integration, project management, e-Learning, and/or human performance technology.
Position 2: Competency-based Education/Assessment Preferred
- Develop, lead and teach competency-related courses/seminars;
- Develop, update, and maintain model for assessing artifact-based competency submissions within the LDT program;
- Identify, develop and refine curricular materials, including competency statements, learning resources and assessments;
- Develop and carry out program and course assessments; and
- Develop and implement evaluation of competency assessments for quality assurance of assessment practices and alignment of competencies with curriculum and instruction.
QUALIFICATIONS: Each position requires an earned doctorate in educational technology, instructional design, or closely related field with preference for expertise in online course development and delivery, online graduate education, adult professional development, and/or classroom instruction. Strong oral and written communication skills and demonstrated organizational abilities and leadership skills are required. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their teaching and/or engagement. Proven or demonstrated potential for participation in online program implementation and evaluation is strongly desired..
January 9 or August 13, 2019
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply electronically by sending the following as a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org; (1) a letter of application, (2) current curriculum vita, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a writing sample (e.g., published article, conference proceedings, book chapter) and (5) three letters of recommendation submitted by individual referees under separate cover. Inquiries about the position should be directed to:
Dr. Tim Newby or Dr. Sunnie Lee Watson, Search Committee Co-Chairs
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
100 North University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098
LEARNING DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM: This interdisciplinary program at Purdue has been identified as a signature area in the College of Education. The program area has developed a highly successful online Master’s of Science in Education program, which was designed to meet the needs of distance students who wish to learn how to design effective learning experiences and environments for a variety of settings. As part of this mission, we seek a clinical faculty member who can contribute to our mission to be a preeminent graduate program. Furthermore, the college is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including instruction and engagement; we seek a candidate who can demonstrate emphasis in at least one of these areas. See http://www.edci.purdue.edu/LDT/ for additional program information.
Purdue University College of Education is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
THE UNIVERSITY: Purdue, a leading land grant and research university, ranks among the 15 largest universities in the nation. The university has an enrollment of more than 38,000 on the West Lafayette Campus and more than 14,000 on the regional campuses in Indiana. It is located in West Lafayette, IN, 65 miles northwest of Indianapolis and 125 miles southeast of Chicago.
A background check will be required for employment in this position.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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