Posted by: Richard Schwier | November 16, 2011

Educational Technology position, University of Calgary

Here’s a terrific opportunity for the right person.  Excellent program and terrific people to work with.
Position Description
The Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with research expertise and innovative teaching experience in the area of Educational Technology. This appointment will commence July 1, 2012, or at a mutually agreeable date.
The Faculty of Education seeks an Educational Technology leader in research and design of innovative technology enabled engaged learning environments for diverse contexts.  We seek candidates with the qualifications and experience to contribute to our research and professional graduate programs in Educational Technology, as well as teach and lead through innovative, technology enabled practices in our B.Ed. program. The candidate will have expertise in theories, technologies, and design practices associated with Educational Technology and/or Instructional Design, or another discipline related to learning technologies.
Applicants must have a doctorate in Educational Technology, a strong beginning or established research and publication record, and teaching capabilities in theoretical and practical areas relating to eLearning and participatory cultures. Innovative teaching in K-12 and/or post-secondary contexts, experience with mobile, blended and online learning environments using a variety of technologies, and a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively is expected. Preference will be given to candidates with successful experience designing and studying effective learning experiences and environments for a variety of settings and contexts. Diverse experience in the design, development and integration of effective technology enabled, knowledge building and learning environments is strongly desired. Experience studying and using a range of technologies to facilitate teaching, learning and leadership is essential.
Applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining your program of research and post-secondary teaching experience, a brief description of contributions to the field of educational technology, reprints of two (2) representative academic publications, and the names of and contact information for three referees.
Information about programs and research in the Faculty of Education in general can be found at our website http://educ.ucalgary.ca, and information specific to Educational Technology programs can be found at http://ucalgary.ca/gpe/edtechemploymentposting.
Applications should be sent via email in a pdf format and addressed to:
Dr. Dennis Sumara, Dean
Faculty of Education
University of Calgary
13th Floor, Education Tower
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 1N4
Email:  ksieben@ucalgary.ca
Consideration of applications will begin February 1, 2012 and will continue until the positions are filled.
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