The Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVM) at Texas A&M University invites applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position within the Center for Educational Technologies. The successful applicant will serve as an instructional designer on various projects, including the development of online courses, face-to-face workshops, and blended learning activities. This position requires a minimum of a Master’s degree in education, with experience in instructional design of web-based learning resources. Preference will be given to candidates with training and/or experience within agriculture, veterinary, or life sciences fields.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should send a letter of interest outlining their qualifications, current curriculum vitae, statement of specific research, statement of teaching interests, and the names of three potential references, along with complete contact information to Ms. Jessica Alvarado, Executive Assistant, Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA 77843-4458, (Voice) 1-979-845-2820, email email@example.com. Applications may be submitted either electronically (preferred; by email and attachments) or by post (Texas A&M University, 668 Raymond Stotzer Parkway, MS 4458, Attn. Jessica Alvarado, College Station, Texas 77843-4458). For further information about the position, please contact the Center for Educational Technologies (CET) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Center for Educational Technologies (CET) is to advance education through the development of innovative educational tools and resources. The CET currently employs 3 full time faculty members and 6 staff with expertise in instructional design and multimedia development. From classroom-based activities to online learning, all materials produced at the CET incorporate the latest in educational technologies. Underpinning each product is a unique blend of technology and pedagogy, guided by the Center’s faculty who design learning resources based upon proven educational methodologies. To learn more about the CET and to view examples of our work, visit tamucet.org.
Texas A&M University is situated in College Station, Texas, which along with its neighboring city of Bryan, makes up a community of approximately 170,000 residents. The twin city area is known for its family-friendly environment, affordable living and proximity to three major cities: Houston, Austin and Dallas. For more information about Texas A&M University, please visit www.tamu.edu.
The Texas A&M University System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. Texas A&M University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance. For more information, visit http://dof.tamu.edu/content/balancing-work-and-life. A background check is required.
The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide instructional design expertise in the development of multi-media educational resources in support of animal and plant agriculture.
The specific job duties are described below:
Work closely with subject matter experts and/or course faculty to design educational This includes assisting experts with defining course goals and learning objectives and designing a variety of instructional activities including online, face-to-face, and blended learning.
Work with subject matter experts and/or course faculty to create appropriate formative assessments to provide learner feedback and summative assessments to measure learning
Work closely with colleagues at the Center for Educational Technologies to develop imaginative course activities and learning resources (g. web-based case studies, instructional videos, interactive exercises) that allow learners to achieve the course goals and demonstrate mastery of the learning objectives.
Follow established project management processes and coordinate activities closely with other members of the team to ensure products are delivered on time, on budget, and fully meet the clients’
Represent the interests of the Center for Educational Technologies through professional communications (g. lead meetings, oral presentations, written reports) with a variety of internal and external constituents.
Conduct and publish educational studies to demonstrate the impact of educational programs.
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