1000 E. University, Dept. 3334, Coe Library 510
Laramie, WY 82071
Academic Professional Associate Lecturer/Instructional Designer - #2017
Department: Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning (Academic Affairs)
The Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning (ECTL) at the University of Wyoming invites applications for the position of Academic Professional Lecturer/Coordinator of Instructional Design and Technology. The successful applicant will join a newly developing multi-disciplinary instructional design and technology (ID) team in the ECTL. As a member of the ID team, the APL will collaborate with colleagues on campus to provide pedagogical and instructional design consultation and training in support of the effective delivery of academic credit courses on campus.
Position This is an AY (9-month) position. Depending on budget availability, there is likely to be one additional month of summer work and salary. Based on performance, APLs may earn extended term contracts of 6-years, and promotions to senior lecturer.
Applicants must have 1) a minimum of a Master’s Degree in the STEM, Humanities, or Instructional Design (or related) field, 2) a minimum of 6 years teaching experience in Higher Education, 3) experience with instructional peer evaluation, 4) experience with design and implementation of faculty development workshops, 5) knowledge and experience with best-practice course design, 6) experience with supervision of transition from one learning management system to another, 7) leadership experience with university-wide initiatives, 8) proficiency with a variety of instructional technologies.
Applicants should have 1) a record of sustained evidence of teaching excellence and innovation, as indicated by teaching awards and commendations, peer evaluations, student evaluations, and/or presentations at regional or national conferences, 2) experience in blended learning or flipping the classroom, 3) experience with assessment of student learning, and 4) some experience with online teaching
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The mission of the Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning is to promote, support and evaluate the active pursuit of teaching and learning excellence for UW's instructional community through a broad range of research-based programs, services and resources, by
Duties and Responsibilities:
Research and Professional Development
Teaching and Service
The University of Wyoming, a land-grant institution, is the state's only provider of baccalaureate and graduate education, research, and outreach services. UW combines major-university benefits and small-school advantages, renowned faculty, and world-class research facilities all set against the idyllic backdrop of southeastern Wyoming's rugged mountains and high plains. UW offers varied academic and lifestyle opportunities including year-round cultural and recreational activities. Located in Laramie, UW draws over 13,000 students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries. Laramie offers excellent schools, a hospital, and several long-term care facilities. UW cultural programming provides the community with many cultural experiences throughout the year. Laramie is near many of Colorado's major cities and university communities (Fort Collins: 1 hour; Boulder: 1.5 hours; Denver: 2 hours; Colorado Springs; 4 hours).
The University's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.
The University of Wyoming is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, employment and motor vehicle history. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.
Send complete application packet electronically to Alisa Siceloff at email@example.com. Materials must include cover letter, curriculum vitae, student evaluations for two courses, three letters of reference, and contact information for three additional references (name, address, e-mail address, telephone number)
Review of applications will begin on April 2nd, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Desired start date of August, 2014.