Adjunct Professor Learning Technologies
Drexel University - Philadelphia, PA

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is ranked one of the best national universities in the category of Best National Universities in “America’s Best Colleges” for 2012 by U.S. News & World Report for the eighth consecutive year and in the top 100 for the fourth straight time. Drexel also ranked sixth among national universities in the U.S. News list of "Up-and-Comers," those schools most often cited by university administrators nationwide as making "the most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, student life, campus, or facilities."

With more than 8,200 employees and over 23,500 students , Drexel is the fifth largest private-sector employer in Philadelphia and has a vibrant community of students, faculty and professional staff, and encourages the richness diversity brings to the workplace. Like its students, Drexel's employees are known for being passionate, entrepreneurial and innovative.

Position Title: Adjunct Professor Learning Technologies

Job Overview: The School of Education at Drexel University invites outstanding applications for an Adjunct Professor position within our Learning Technologies Program for Learning in Game-Based Environments. Applications will be accepted from highly qualified individuals in a relevant area or related field.

Essential Functions : Duties include teaching courses online and possibly F2F in game-based learning with knowledge of the learning sciences and technology, motivation, play, game design design research, and TPACK.

Supplementary Posting Information: Drexel University's mission is to serve students and society through comprehensive integrated academic offerings enhanced by technology, co-operative education, and clinical practice in an urban setting, with global outreach embracing research, scholarly activities, and community initiatives.

The School of Education has undergraduate and graduate programs. Graduate programs are located in Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pottstown, PA, Sacramento, CA and online. The School of Education’s mission is to produce education leaders. Benefiting from Drexel University’s position as one of the premier technology universities, SoE provides technologically-based curriculum with a strong orientation in science, technology, and math. Drexel is also among the nation’s leaders in cooperative education. In addition to participating in student teaching, Drexel School of Education undergraduate students complete a professional work experience, known as a co-op, in their chosen area of certification, giving them direct experience both in and out of the classroom before they graduate. Many of the School's graduate programs also have co-op or internship experiences built into program requirements to ensure that students have real-world experiences in the area(s) being studied. Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is proactively committed to diversity and inclusion in all of its policies, practices and services. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

To Apply : Interested applicants should email a cover letter and CV and click on the apply button. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu .

Requirements

Qualifications: Candidates must have earned a doctorate in Learning Sciences and Technology, Educational Technology, Education, Cognitive Sciences or related fields. At least one degree (BS, MS, or PhD) in a technology area is desirable. Must have a strong commitment to adult learning or K-12 and higher education and online teaching. We welcome applicants with expertise as it relates to learning with technologies, including game-based learning and motivation, game design, design research, and TPACK

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