Assistant Professor – Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations, and Secondary Education
Vacancy # 15F059
Position # 6020
Opportunity to join a 64-member faculty in a growing college of education recognized for quality and leadership at the local, state, regional, and national levels. The Watson College of Education (WCE) (www.uncw.edu/ed) enjoys strong support from our Chancellor, Provost, Dean, and from our university/school partnership that includes 12 school districts in the region.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is a dynamic and growing campus of the 16-campus UNC system situated on 640 acres in the historic port of Wilmington, five miles from the Atlantic Ocean (Wrightsville Beach). The University is rated as one of the top six public universities in the south by US News and World Report. Current enrollment is 14,000 undergraduates and graduate students. UNCW and the Watson College value and reward undergraduate and graduate teaching, encourage and support faculty research and sustain a high level of service to public education and the profession. The school is accredited by NCATE and all programs are approved by the state of North Carolina. The WCE is housed in a new state-of-the-art education building. The Instructional Technology program offers a Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology. It also sponsors two certificate programs, one in Online Learning and Teaching and another in Instructional Technology Specialist, as well as the Instructional Technology Endorsement program for P-12 teachers.
The Watson College of Education seeks a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology to join the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations, and Secondary Education in Fall 2015 to:
- Design, Develop and teach web and/or classroom-based courses in the Master of Science in Instructional Technology (MIT) department as well as teach undergraduate face to face and online courses in instructional design and instructional technology. Sample topics of courses could include multimedia design and development, human performance technology, program design and evaluation, interactive learning systems, and mobile/web design and development.
- Maintain an active research agenda
- Advise graduate students
- Assist in ongoing program revision and assessment
- Provide leadership and service to the department, WCE, UNCW, state and the profession (active participation in regional/state/national/international associations)
- Provide service to area schools and businesses
- Doctorate in Instructional Technology or related field
- Established or emerging research record in instructional technology or related field
- Demonstrated expertise in areas such as online learning, interactive courseware, and instructional design and development
- Experience teaching students with a range of occupational backgrounds including education and private business
- Demonstrated collaborative working skills and commitment to diversity
- Experience with multiple authoring software technologies
- Experience in corporate, government, or consulting settings
- Experience teaching online in both synchronous and asynchronous environments
- Experience in K-12 settings
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2014 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to the Instructional Technology Search Committee and attached to the online applicationNo applications will be accepted by email, mail or fax. MS Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Linda Register at 910-962-7539. Transcripts are not necessary for initial review; they will be required of candidates invited to participate in phone interviews. Please direct questions about the position to Ray Pastore, Chair, Instructional Technology Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.