Concordia University

Education – Educational Technology – Learning Architecture and Experience Design

The Department of Education at Concordia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Learning Architecture and Experience Design in our graduate programs in Educational Technology.  The candidate hired in this area will advance our research in these core areas of educational technology and instructional design.

Applicants must have completed all their PhD requirements by August 1, 2019 as well as demonstrate excellent command of English and have these other qualifications:

  • A strong research profile in applications of the learning sciences, educational psychology, and adult learning theory in the design of formal and informal instructional programs for a variety of media in higher education or industry settings; and at least two (2) of these areas: (a) applications of the same fields in the design of curricula and performance improvement campaigns; (b) workforce development (such as but not limited to competency modeling and credentialing); (c) enterprise learning technologies; (d) e-learning and content standards; (e) open educational resources; and (f) other relevant research areas.  
  • Teaching capabilities in at least 2 of the following four clusters: (1) instructional design and Human Performance Technology; (2) learning theories; (3) administration and project management for instructional projects, and (4) research methods for educational technology.
  • A solid knowledge of educational technology foundations, including media production, as well as educational technology in higher education, workplace, school, and community settings.

Additional preferred qualifications include: (1) prior work experience in an educational capacity (teacher, administrator, instructional designer) in one or more of these contexts: schools, higher education, or workplace learning (2) prior online teaching experience; (3) a record of funding commensurate with experience; (4) international teaching, professional, or research experience; (5) bilingualism in French to build partnerships and conduct research with French language communities and schools; and (6) ability to teach and supervise graduate students as most teaching responsibilities will be at the master’s level.

The successful candidate will join an internationally ranked department and university, and Canada’s longest-running program in Educational Technology. The candidate will work with a diverse and enthusiastic group of students, staff, and faculty. An added attraction is the enormous research potential offered by the vibrant technology, gaming, aviation, and creative industries in greater Montreal. Several studies also rank Montreal one of the most liveable and creative communities in the world.  

Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position normally at the rank of Assistant Professor for August 1, 2019.

Applications should consist of: (1) letter of intent; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) statements of teaching philosophy and research interests; and (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness and (5) three letters of reference.

Applications should reach department no later than October 22, 2018. Review of applications will begin October 23, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Sara Kennedy, Chair
Department of Education
c/o Tenure Track Search in Digital Literacies and Disruptive Pedagogies
1455 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Room FG-5.150
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8

Use the subject line: Tenure Track Search in Learning Architecture and Experience Design.

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