Lecturer in Educational Technology/Instructional Design and Development
Department of Educational Technology and Literacy
College of Education
Position: The Department of Educational Technology and Literacy (EDTL) at Towson University is seeking a qualified applicant as Lecturer in Educational Technology or Instructional Design and Development starting in the fall of 2019. The EDTL Department offers Ed.D., M.S., and certificate programs in educational technology, instructional design and development, and school library media as well as undergraduate courses in the integration of technology in teaching and learning for prospective teachers and several freshman research seminars. The Department also aims to add a computer science education concentration for K-8 education, and a post-baccalaureate certification in computer science education.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses offered by the Department and provide service in the area of educational technology and learning design. Demonstrate evidence of or potential for successful teaching at higher education and/or training and commitment in providing service, advising, and mentoring for undergraduate students.
An earned graduate degree in educational technology, instructional design and development, curriculum and instruction, computer science education or closely related areas.
Ability to teach courses related to instructional design and development, integration of technology in teaching and learning, or emerging learning technology in education and training face-to-face and online
An interest in designing and teaching online and blended courses
Knowledge of and experience with instructional design and development, experience in K-12 educational technology initiatives, and a demonstrated commitment to serving diverse and urban student needs
Experience or interest in one or more of the following areas: online education, multimedia design in the classroom, student-centered learning, digital communication, universal design for learning, integration of technology into the K-12 curriculum, computer science in education
Emerging record of undergraduate and/or graduate teaching experience and commitment to excellence in teaching, education, service and to diversity
Desired Qualifications:A doctoral degree in educational technology, instructional design and development, curriculum and instruction, computer science education or closely related areas
Teaching and/or scholarly expertise in online and blended teaching
Knowledge of and experience with teaching multimedia design and development
Knowledge of and experience with teaching computing and computational thinking
Familiarity with the emerging learning technology such as augmented reality, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence
Application Process:Review of applications begins 30 days after the ad appears and continues until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and two reference letters to:
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).