The Institute for Creative and Collaborative Arts: Art, Communication, Music, and Design at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in Instructional Design beginning in August of 2021. The Institute is seeking dedicated, experienced, dynamic and motivated individuals to provide leadership, engagement, and disciplined expertise to coordinate and teach in the Masters of Instructional Design and Learning Technology program. The Master of Instructional Design and Learning Technology program is a fully online degree program. As a tenure-track faculty member, successful candidates should be specialists in learning design and design thinking with an emphasis on pedagogical innovations. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to student success through teaching and learning excellence that will move the program forward in innovative ways. Candidates must use technology-based teaching and communication platforms to aid students in the development of competencies. The candidate will also need to exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present information clearly, concisely, and accurately with organized detail.
Candidates should have a forward-thinking perspective with regard to learning experience design, as it relates to instructional design. Experience/research interests/teaching in one or more of the following areas:
Learning Experience Design
User Experience Design
Emerging Instructional Technologies
E-Learning Assessment Strategies
Evaluating e-Learning Impact
E-Learning Leadership and Management
Instructional Design Methods
Instructional Design Project Management
Provide leadership in program
Coordinate and teach in program
Evaluation and measurement
Building community partnerships (external internships) and supervise candidates in field internship placements.
Supervise candidates in capstone portfolio
Data-driven decision-making needs analysis and evaluations
Participation in student recruitment, developing and revising curriculum; assessment of program learning outcomes;
Using software, computers and multimedia technologies
Collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.
Ph.D. or Ed. D. degree from an accredited or internationally recognized institution in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Learning Sciences, Information Science or related field
Graduate Assistant teaching experience
Potential for ongoing effective teaching, service and scholarship/ creative activity
Fluency with technology-based teaching and communication platforms; current standard software, computer use and multimedia technologies
Previous experience with instructional design, learning experience design, e-learning, training.
Prior e-learning and learning management system (LMS) experience (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard, Sakai, Moodle)
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to present information clearly, concisely, and accurately
Strong organizational skills and detailed orientated.
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Instructional Design
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .