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
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
Essential Functions :
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.
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 .
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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