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Job ID: 102014

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Jan. 5, 2018
Title Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
University University of North Texas
Department Department of Learning Technologies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Denton, TX
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Educational Technology

Personal computing devices have profoundly changed how individuals interact with each other and with their surroundings. The industry is rapidly developing new capabilities for personal computing devices, e.g., virtual reality/augmented reality/gaming capabilities. One of the first areas to exploit these new capabilities is education, e.g., using VR/AR/gaming techniques in the development of realistic, immersive simulations, using AR/VR in the development of media-enhanced learning materials. Thus, the Department of Learning Technologies seeks a faculty member who is exploring how AR/VR/gaming can be used in design, development, and evaluation of next generation learning environments.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Learning Technologies or closely related field.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

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