Assistant Professor, Technology Master's Program #497250 - PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20110942
Position Title Assistant Professor, Technology Master's Program #497250 - PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY
Template Title
Position Type Faculty
Position Number 497250
Department Educational Leadership

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function


  • Creation of significant learning environments and the facilitation of online graduate classes in the Masters of Digital Learning and Leading in the Department of Educational Leadership.
  • Develop an active research agenda, establish a strong publication record, and secure external funding commensurate with rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
  • Provide service and outreach to the College, the University, and to the professional education community.
  • Collaborate with faculty in areas of research, outreach, and pursuit of external funding.
  • Advise and mentor graduate students in the instructional technology program.
Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Instructional Technology or other related field with 18 graduate hours in specializations of Educational Technology.
  • Well-developed eportfolio/blog that confirms a thorough understanding of digital communications, tools, methods and resources needed to use technology to enhance the learning environment and to what is required to be a leader in digital learning.
  • Knowledge of trends and current practices in educational and distance learning and how digital learning will move our discipline beyond the limitations of current trends, best practices and models.
  • Excellent oral, written and digital communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate with diverse individuals and to function effectively as a team member using all forms of digital communications.
  • Demonstrated record or potential for successfully facilitating online undergraduate and/or graduate courses.
    *Experience using diverse forms instructional technology, including but not limited to: learning management systems, video conferencing software, collaborative social networking tools, presentation software, authoring tools, Web 2.0 tools, and video editing software.
  • PK-12 experience
  • Demonstrated scholarly productivity and research capabilities.
EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Lamar University is proud to provide Veteran’s Employment Preference in compliance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003

Veteran's Preference Statement
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful record of university facilitating digital learning in student-centered online programs that utilize student choice, ownership, voice and authentic learning through authentic projects.
  • Experience working in public schools as a teacher, instructional designer, or technology specialist.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a collaborative team.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects from start to finish.
  • Experience in designing, developing and facilitating online courses that emphasize student choice, ownership, voice and authentic learning through authentic projects.
  • Experience in backward design and related instructional design methodologies, outcomes based education development, and authentic learning and assessment.
Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code ยง51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary Commensurate
Work Hours Please note this is not a virtual position. On campus presence is required on a regular basis.

Application Information

Posting Date 09/24/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions

Applicants should submit letter of application, CV, names and contact information for professional references and three (3) confidential letters of recommendation and any supporting materials to

If unable to attach recommendation letters electronically or prefer to send confidentially, send to: Please include the Position number in the e-mail or recommendation letter.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? FAILURE TO EMAIL THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PER THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY IMPACT VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: To claim Veteran's Preference under the law you must be: (1) a veteran, including a veteran with a disability; (2) a surviving spouse of a veteran killed on active duty who has not remarried; or (3) an orphan of a veteran if the veteran was killed while on active duty. If claiming Veteran's Preference, you MUST immediately email to your specific supporting documentation at the time of application such as the DD Form 214 (member 4 copy), AND, if applicable, the Dept of Veteran's Affairs Verification of Disability Benefits Letter if claiming a service related disability, a DD Form 1300 to include qualifying Death, Birth, and Marriage Certificates if claiming surviving spouse/orphan. Your email MUST also include your name, position number, job title and the department for each position you are applying for. Documents received after a position closes will not be accepted.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THEBC) maintains a list of Institutions Whose Degrees are Illegal to Use in Texas. A copy of this list can be found at: As part of your educational qualifications for this position, are you claiming a degree from any of the institutions listed on the THEBC website referenced above?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please provide a link to your eportfolio/blog.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Statement of Research Interest
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Letter of Reference 3
  6. Miscellaneous
  7. Unofficial Transcript 2
  8. Unofficial Transcript 3
  9. Letter of Reference 4
  10. Letter of Reference 5
  11. Do not use