Increasingly, educational organizations are relying on sophisticated, cloud- based, computing environments to support a new range of teaching and learning activities. Given the diversity of technologies that must be safely and securely networked, configuring and managing those environments has become a demanding activity. For example, insuring that these environments are compliant with an ever-changing landscape of federal (CIPA, FERPA) and state guidelines is a challenge. In addition, these new environments need to support the R&D mission of the educational organization as well. Thus, the Department of Learning Technologies seeks a faculty member whose R&D interest and expertise is in the newly emergent field of computing environments to support the full-range of educational activities.
The new faculty will play a critical role in supporting the departments’ expanding Distributed PhD program, as we anticipate that there will be an increasing demand from incoming students for research and training in the emerging area of personalized learning systems. Expanding a sustaining a first- class doctoral program is essential to maintaining the goal of continuing to be a Carnegie Tier I research University.
Normal responsibilities associated with this position includes two courses or equivalent service or research each long semester, serving on department and college committees, and engaging actively in scholarly efforts including publishing, research and seeking external funding. Each faculty member is expected to supervised graduate students and maintain an up-to-date summary in the university’s faculty information system.
PhD in Technology Systems Administration or closely related field.
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