Assistant or Associate Professor, Instructional Design and Technology, University of Memphis

IDT position on WorkforUM:
IDT flyer (PDF):


Assistant or Associate Professor of Instructional Design & Technology Department of Instruction & Curriculum Leadership

We are seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor for a tenure-track position in Instructional Design and Technology (IDT).

Responsibilities will include
• Conducting research and generating and disseminating new knowledge
• Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses (primarily online)
• Advising doctoral students and chairing dissertation committees (based on qualifications)
• Securing external funding for projects

Our program is recognized nationally for excellence and innovation. Our primary offerings are our master’s and doctoral degrees, which are completely online. We have a Certificate in IDT with tracks in Educational Technology, and Design and Development. We have a strong history of partnering with local companies and organizations, and there are many opportunities to engage with the business and professional community. We have several advanced lab and work spaces for product development and media production. You can learn more about our program and faculty at


Required Qualifications
• A doctoral degree in instructional design, educational technology, or a closely related field, awarded no later than August 15th, 2015
• Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Desired Qualifications
• Expertise (both in teaching and research interests) in one or more of the following areas: online teaching and course development, e-learning, PreK-12 education, designing instruction in non-school environments (business, non-profit, health care, military, etc.).
• Experience, commitment, and demonstrated effectiveness in teaching online
• Practical, demonstrable experience in project management, consulting, media production, authoring tools, and
instructional design for a variety of environments, audiences, and clients
• Success in scholarly publication
• An identifiable and focused research agenda
• Experience obtaining external funding and managing funded projects

The University of Memphis is a comprehensive, Carnegie-designated “research-extensive” and community engaged public university serving approximately 20,000 students, with an attractive campus environment. The Memphis metropolitan area has a population of over 1,300,000. Memphis features a large tourist industry, major airport, vibrant entertainment scene, abundant parks and recreation, low cost of living, and is the home of organizations such as FedEx, AutoZone, International Paper, ServiceMaster, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. There are many opportunities for partnerships with industry, cultural, health care, non-profit, and educational entities. Learn more about living in Memphis at:

The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents Institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. The successful candidate must meet guidelines of the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986.
The University of Memphis, a TBR institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, handicap or veteran status. The successful candidate must meet guidelines of the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986.”

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position #002470 is a nine-month tenure-track appointment with excellent opportunities for summer research and/or teaching being optional. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2015. The University offers an excellent benefits package, including healthcare and retirement. The state of TN currently has no state income tax and the Memphis area has a very reasonable cost of living.

Pending available funding, screening will begin November 14th, 2014, and may continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant will join the faculty in August 2015. We anticipate conducting online screening with a short list of applicants, and inviting finalists for an interview in person.
To apply, submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and contact information (email and phone) for three references to No other method of application will be considered.

Your letter of application should specifically address your qualifications for the position. Indicate whether you are applying for Assistant or Associate rank, based on your experience as a scholar. In your letter you should also delineate both your experience and your agenda in terms of research, external funding, teaching, and professional service. Your letter should be limited to one to three pages in length. You may include URLs to publications, projects, etc. but your letter should stand on its own as a comprehensive summary of your scholarly identity.
If you have questions, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Trey Martindale, at

Revised: University of Memphis Part-time Career Coach Opportunity

Interested in working with students? The following part-time Career Coach opportunity may be for you.

Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center—Career Coach

This part-time position offers the opportunity to work with business majors to support their transition from the classroom to the board room. With a schedule of 20-25 hours per week, the right candidate will get to:

a) Work with students in workshops related to career searches, résumé development, and career topics.
b) Interact and be the “project manager” for the Fogelman student Toastmasters Club—helping with student completion and program needs
c) Manage social media interaction with students for professional development
d) Assist in Professional Development Center events such as Internship Fairs, Social Media workshops, and Career Communications workshops
e) Assist the Director on special projects as needed for student development goals.

Selected candidates should be pursuing at a minimum a graduate degree in a related area and should be a “student-focused” professional.

Résumés should be sent to Dr. Kathy Tuberville,

Part-time Career Coach Opportunity

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CTI Is Hiring an Education Technologist

Crew Training International (CTI) is hiring an education technologist at their Memphis, TN location. For more information, visit:

CTI’s mission is to help clients achieve optimal performance through the use of our cutting-edge learning solutions. We partner with our clients by truly understanding their challenges and goals, and offer them solutions that meet their unique needs.

University of Arkansas System eVersity instructional design job

eVersity Instructional Designer

The University of Arkansas System eVersity

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Applications: Open until filled

The University of Arkansas System eVersity is the newest institution in the UA System. Established in 2014, the University of Arkansas System eVersity is a 100% online university that will begin offering classes in 2015. The eVersity will seek accreditation and, in the interim, will work collaboratively with existing institutions of the UA System.

The University of Arkansas System eVersity is currently seeking individuals who will excel while working for a start-up organization. Ideal candidates will be comfortable working in a fast moving, innovative, creative, and lean environment. Individuals should be comfortable working as active members of a tight team and have a willingness to do whatever is needed to accomplish the task. Experience moving from the idea/vision stage to initial implementation to operational scale is desired. The candidate must be comfortable working in an innovative, collaborative, exciting and fast paced open office work environment. A commitment to designing high quality courses, and student success through innovative uses of technology is paramount.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in instructional design, curriculum design, instructional technology, educational technology or a related field from an accredited college or university with two (2) years experience creating high-quality online courses and programs at the university level in collaboration with faculty members.

View full announcement:

The University of Arkansas System is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University System welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Congratulations to University of Memphis graduate student Matthew Bolton

Congratulations to University of Memphis graduate student Matthew Bolton on being selected for the Designers for Learning Service Learning Project. His faculty sponsor is Dr. Trey Martindale.

Service-Learners Announced

New Project Kick-Off: We are pleased to announce the kick-off of our next service-learning project facilitated by Designers for Learning! Our pro bono service-learning projects are completed by volunteer college students who are enrolled in instructional design and performance improvement programs. To follow along with the project, please bookmark our project website at

Selected Service-Learners: Students were selected as volunteers during a competitive application and review process conducted by the project facilitators, Jennifer Maddrell and Jill Stefaniak. While we had hoped to have sufficient interest to secure 12 student volunteers for this cohort, the recent Call for Volunteers held over the summer resulted in over 20 applicants. Therefore, we were forced to make tough selection decisions based on the experience level of the applicants. Including three students who are returning from our spring cohort, the following is the full roster of volunteer service-learners selected for this project, along with their school affiliations and their faculty sponsors.

• Matthew Bolton, The University of Memphis; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Trey Martindale
• Cynthia Casillas, School of Education University of Wisconsin-Stout; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Susan Manning • Helen Graves, UC Irvine; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Dana Massin • Shawn Haag, University of Minnesota; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Angel Pazurek • Paige Hale, Morehead State University; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. John Curry
• Ronda Neugebauer*, Indiana University – Bloomington; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Krista Glazewski • Rachel Ogg, University of Missouri; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Rose Marra
• Eunsung Park*, Pennsylvania State University; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Roy Clariana
• Gilbert Reyna, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi; Faculty Sponsor: To Follow • Sandye Royer, Idaho State University; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Jane Strickland • Keith Webster*, University of Tampa; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Enilda Romero-Hall • Greg Williams, Brigham Young University; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Richard E. West
• Xue Yang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Faculty Sponsor: Dr. J. Jessica Li

ID Job Opportunity at Ole Miss

We are looking for an Instructional Design & Training Specialist to join our team at the Office of Online Design & eLearning in Oxford. For more information and to apply, go to

Thank you,

Wan Latartara

Instructional Technology Designer

The University of Mississippi

Office of Online Design and eLearning

Kinard Hall Wing F, Third Floor

P.O. Box 1848

University, MS 38677-1848

O: +1-662-915-1264 | F: +1-662-915-1221

wlatarta |

Instructional Design Positions

Jamae Allred — former IDT student

PM/Instructional Systems Designer
Instructional Solutions Practice
ISC Consulting Group

I have attached the job description and my company’s website is listed below. The position would be specifically for the Instructional Solutions Practice. If someone is interested or has any questions, they may contact me.

ISD_Level One_Job Description.docx

Two Position Announcements, Dyersburg State

Instructional Design Coordinator and Distance Education Support Specialist.

Sign-Up for Statistics consulting for Graduate Students and Faculty

Dr. Michael Mackay is once again providing statistical consulting to graduate students and faculty.

This semester, consulting is available 11am to 3pm on Mondays and 1pm to 5pm on Wednesdays. There is a sign-up sheet that you can access by clicking on the following link.


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