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Assistant Professor Of Instructional Design And Technology
University of Tampa

Date Posted Sep. 18, 2023
Title Assistant Professor Of Instructional Design And Technology
University University of Tampa
Tampa, FL, United States
Department Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Instructional Design/Technology

Assistant Professor Of Instructional Design And Technology


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Position Details

The Department of Education in the College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education at The University of Tampa invites applications for a tenure-track position in Education at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2024.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 10,566 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth, UT boasts 300 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and most of the world's countries, and a "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

Responsibilities for this position include teaching courses in the Instructional Design & Technology graduate program (during the day and in the evening); developing a research agenda related to the field and disseminating results in publications and presentations; advising graduate students; supervising interns in the Instructional Design & Technology program; addressing program needs in the department related to instructional design and educational technology; and building collaborative relationships with colleagues in other disciplines both across campus and within the college to broaden the scope of the program in recruiting students.

While the teaching responsibilities of this position are primarily at the graduate level, there are opportunities at the undergraduate level as well.

Candidates are expected to show a commitment to excellence in teaching, engaging students in learning beyond the classroom, and have demonstrated scholarship in their area of expertise. Other responsibilities include student advising and service to the department, college, and University.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, your application should be submitted no later than Oct 6, 2023. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants must have a terminal degree in instructional design, instructional technology, instructional systems, or a terminal degree in a related discipline reflected by coursework and scholarship.

ABD applicants will be considered if their degree is complete by August 2024. The ideal candidate should have teaching experience in face-to-face, hybrid, and online modes at the college level and be able to design, develop, and teach graduate and undergraduate-level courses. Familiarity and/or experience with K-12 education preferred.

Required Qualifications and Skills
doctorate in instructional design, instructional technology, or related fields
collaborative educator
experience working with and mentoring students
excellent organizational and communication skills
demonstrated scholarship and professional involvement
competency in learning and instructional design theories related to instructional design
record of working with diverse populations
the strong promise of efficacy in the college learning environment; in particular, demonstrated the ability to teach a full range of courses currently being offered in the IDT program

Preferred Qualifications and Skills
K-12 experience
experience in competency-based program design (IBSTPI, AECT)
supervisory experience of interns in IDT environments
experience with Quality Matters, Learning Management Systems, software used in the field, and technologies associated with immersive, augmented environments
demonstrated experience in working with new technologies
demonstrated experience in the Implementation of current educational technologies and teaching practices
demonstrated professional dispositions, including flexibility, adaptability, embracing equity, responsiveness, reflective teaching practices, and strong work ethic

Required Attachments

All required documents listed below should be uploaded to the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application.

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

4. Statement of Research Interest

5. Sample of Scholarly Writing

6. Copy of Graduate Transcripts

Reference Letters

Three reference letters from external providers are required. Please have the reference provider email the reference letter to to include your name and the position you applied for in the email subject line.

Additional Information
The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning. The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences, and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education, and 19 master's programs.

The College of Social Sciences, Mathematics, and Education offers rigorous, high-quality undergraduate curricula in Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Data Science, Education, History, International Studies, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology, and Applied Sociology. Graduate programs include a M.S. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, a M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction, a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, and a M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology. Our faculty are excellent teachers and scholars who engage their students both in and out of the classroom. Our college continually fosters relationships with governmental, not-for-profit, and community organizations in the greater Tampa Bay region to provide students with the opportunity to pursue an internship, volunteer, or interact with professionals working in their chosen field. Each department also offers study abroad courses that students can take for credit toward their degree. For more information, see

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate based on age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, or any other non-job-related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

Submission Guidelines

To receive full consideration for a faculty appointment with The University of Tampa, please be sure to submit/upload documents as required for this position at time of application submission. Required documents should be submitted in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application.

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