Just in time for the end of the semester, we want to make you aware of job opportunities for new PhDs: MSU IT Services and the Graduate School are seeking to fill up to six PhD level positions in instructional design and instructional technology to work with faculty and other University clients, as well as team members, to consult and assist in the development and production of online technology-enhanced courses. These positions will engage in optimizing student outcomes through the effective use of instructional technology tools. Individuals in these positions will employ current pedagogy and strategies to assist in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of academically-rigorous courses.
For these positions, you should enjoy learning new skills, solving problems, and have a passion for inspiring faculty and engaging students. You will also develop and deliver workshops and events on teaching and learning with technology. We will share further details as soon as the postings are complete, positions will be filled in the summer and early fall. Please check back.
Doctoral degree completed no later than summer 2020. Evidence of superior academic achievement (any combination of examples, such as grade point average, class rank, honors or other designation). Capacity to respond in pedagogically productive ways to the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and learning styles. High levels of comfort with basic technologies such as Microsoft Office, Google apps, smartphones, and other standard daily-use technologies that comprise the modern day experience.
College or University teaching experience. Coursework or training in teaching or pedagogy, as evidenced by graduate-level credits, credit-bearing certificate(s), or non-credit certificate(s) from reputable organizations. Familiarity with assessment practices. Some familiarity in use or development with course-related technologies such as D2L, Google apps, and Microsoft 365. Personal engagement with communities that are underrepresented in the academy and an ability to bring this asset to learning, teaching, and scholarship at the college and university level. Likelihood of using the diversity of human experience as an educational resource in teaching and scholarship.