Assistant or Associate Professor in Educational Technology

Iowa State University
United States

Position Title:

Assistant or Associate Professor in Educational Technology

Appointment Type:


Job Description:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The School of Education (SOE) in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a faculty position in Educational Technology at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with tenure.

Iowa State University and the School of Education are committed to building on a strong history of national leadership in the area of technology in teacher education. We seek a dynamic, innovative, and enthusiastic colleague who brings strong research and teaching experience in educational technology and who will enhance the spirit of collaboration that already exists among the educational technology and SOE faculty. We seek a colleague who will engage in scholarly research, serve on master’s and doctoral committees, teach graduate and undergraduate courses in areas of scholarly expertise, and participate in the intellectual and service culture of the School of Education and Iowa State University. We are particularly interested in scholars who have a line of inquiry focused on one or more of the following: (a) integrating technology within formal/informal STEM settings; (b) instructional design, development and evaluation applied to PK-20 educational settings; (c) using emerging technologies (e.g., artificial intelligence (AI)) in education; (d) theoretical foundations of using educational technology; or (e) utilizing technology to transform learning in teacher education/preparation and/or P-12 schools.

The successful candidate will join a collegial team of leading educational technology educators and researchers in the Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching (CTLT) (http://www.ctlt.iastate.edu). CTLT faculty actively engage in research, teaching, and outreach activities that involve university-wide collaborations, area P-12 schools and education agencies, the Iowa Department of Education, and a range of national and international partners.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • For rank of Assistant Professor, the successful candidate will possess an earned doctorate degree in educational technology, instructional technology, learning sciences, or a closely related curriculum area.

  • For rank of Associate Professor, the successful candidate must meet university standards for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, including excellence in scholarship that establishes the individual as a significant contributor to the field or profession, evidence of effective teaching, and evidence of institutional service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of professional service and/or outreach in the area of educational technology

  • Demonstrated expertise teaching in P-12 schools

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing and teaching online courses

  • Demonstrated expertise in working with pre-service and/or in-service teachers

  • Evidence of potential to develop an active research agenda, establish a strong publication record, and secure external funding commensurate with rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) at Iowa State University

  • Demonstrated successful teaching at the post-secondary level

  • Demonstrated expertise in working in interdisciplinary research teams

Department/Program & College Description:

The School of Education

School Website:

For additional information about the school: https://education.iastate.edu/

The College of Human Sciences

College website:

For additional information about the college: https://hs.iastate.edu/

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Proposed Start Date:

August 16, 2024

Number of Months Employed Per Year:

09 Month Work Period

Time Type:

Full time

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click “Apply” and complete the Employment Application.  Please be prepared to enter or attach the following (max 5MB each):

1) Letter of application addressing your interests and qualifications for this position

2) Complete curriculum vitae that includes current email contact information

3) Statement of teaching interests

4) A scholarly manuscript that reflects work you have done that is relevant to the position

5) Contact information for three academic references.

For guaranteed consideration, please apply before March 12, 2024.  Position is open until filled.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.  

If you have questions regarding this position, please email Search Chair:  Dr. Denise Crawford: dschmidt@iastate.edu.

Why Choose ISU?
Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:
• Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;
• Generous leave plans;
• Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa);
• Life insurance and long-term disability;
• Flexible Spending Accounts;
• Various voluntary benefits and discounts;
• Employee Assistance Program;
• Wellbeing program.

Original Posting Date:

February 8, 2024

Posting Close Date:

Job Requisition Number:


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