Lecturer in Educational Technology/Instructional Design & Development, COE-3276L

Lecturer in Educational Technology/Instructional Design and Development

Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

College of Education

COE-3276L

Position

The Department of Educational Technology and Literacy (EDTL) at Towson University is seeking two qualified applicants as Lecturer in Educational Technology or Instructional Design and Development starting in the spring of 2020. The EDTL Department offers Ed.D., M.S., and certificate programs in educational technology, instructional design and development, and school library media as well as undergraduate courses in the integration of technology in teaching and learning for prospective teachers and several freshman research seminars. The Department also aims to add a computer science education concentration for K-8 education, and a post-baccalaureate certification in computer science education.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned graduate degree in educational technology, instructional design and development, curriculum and instruction, computer science education or closely related areas.
  • Ability to teach courses related to instructional design and development, integration of technology in teaching and learning, or emerging learning technology in education and training face-to-face and online
  • An interest in designing and teaching online and blended courses
  • Knowledge of and experience with instructional design and development, experience in K-12 educational technology initiatives, and a demonstrated commitment to serving diverse and urban student needs
  • Experience or interest in one or more of the following areas: online education, multimedia design in the classroom, student-centered learning, digital communication, universal design for learning, integration of technology into the K-12 curriculum, computer science in education
  • Emerging record of undergraduate and/or graduate teaching experience and commitment to excellence in teaching, education, service and to diversity 

Desired Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in educational technology, instructional design and development, curriculum and instruction, computer science education or closely related areas
  • Teaching and/or scholarly expertise in online and blended teaching
  • Knowledge of and experience with teaching multimedia design and development
  • Knowledge of and experience with teaching computing and computational thinking
  • Familiarity with the emerging learning technology such as augmented reality, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence

Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses offered by the Department and provide service in the area of educational technology and learning design. Demonstrate evidence of or potential for successful teaching at higher education and/or training and commitment in providing service, advising, and mentoring for undergraduate students.

Towson University

About TU

Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore's largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process

Review of applications begins 30 days after the ad appears and continues until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and two reference letters to:

Dr. Qing Li, Search Chair ()

Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

College of Education

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is COE-3276L.

Applicant Data Form

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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.