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[Xmca-l] Job at NYU in Digital Media Research


Assistant Professor, Digital Media Design, Tenure-Track, New York University

The Educational Communication and Technology (ECT) programs in the
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York
University invite applications and nominations for a tenure-track position
at the Assistant Professor level in digital media design.  The ECT
programs--the Ph.D. in Educational Communication and Technology (ECT), the
M.A. and Advanced Certificate in *Digital Media Design for Learning (DMDL)*,
and *M.S. in Games for Learning (G4L)*--offer graduate instruction in the
design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a broad range of
digital media-based instruction for learning, including simulation and
games for learning. The programs aspire to contribute to the ideals of
social equity and an informed and participatory citizenry through design
and scholarship.  The position begins onSeptember 1, 2014.

In addition to service at the program, college, and university levels,
responsibilities will include: (1) development and maintenance of an
ongoing program of scholarly research related to the design and use of
digital media for learning and/or teaching in the context of our new Media
and Games Network<http://www.nyu.edu/about/news-publications/news/2013/03/19/nyu-to-open-media-and-games-network-in-brooklyn.html>
facility; (2) designing and teaching courses primarily at the graduate
level; (3) advisement and supervision of undergraduates and of graduate
student master’s theses and doctoral dissertations; and, (4) writing
research grant proposals for appropriate federal agencies, foundations, and
private donors.

An earned doctorate is required in Learning Sciences, Educational
Psychology, Cognitive Science, Learning and Digital Media, Educational
Technology, or a related field.  Candidates should have a strong program of
theory-based research on the design and use of digital media for learning
and/or assessment that advances the field,  a record of published
peer-reviewed research, and demonstrated potential for developing
externally-funded research grants.  Research specializations that include
new and emerging learning-related areas are of particular interest. The ECT
programs are interested in both theoretical and applied research on
learning within traditional and nontraditional settings and in learning

NYU's dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU
Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world.
NYU Steinhardt faculty may be afforded the opportunity for variable term
work at these global study and research sites.

*NYU is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment
and strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented

Applicants will be required to upload (1) a letter of application, (2)
curriculum vitae, (3) selected research manuscripts or journal articles,
and (4) the names/contact information for three individuals from whom
letters of recommendation can be requested at


Nominations can be sent to: alt.steinhardt@nyu.edu

The ECT Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on Dec 1, 2013.
Applications received after this date will be considered until the position
is filled.

Further Information:  Inquiries and requests for further information should
be directed to

Jan L. Plass, Chair of the ECT Search Committee

Email:  jan.plass@nyu.edu

*New York University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.*

Jan L. Plass, Paulette Goddard Professor of Digital Media and Learning
Director, Programs in Designing Games for
Learning<http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/alt/ect/ms> (MS)
and Digital Media Design for Learning <http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/alt/ect/ma>

Director, CREATE <http://create.nyu.edu/> Consortium for Research and
Evaluation of Advanced Technologies in Education
Co-Director, G4LI <http://g4li.org/> Institute for Games for Learning

MAGNET – 2 Metrotech Center, 8th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
New York University
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Jay Lemke
LCHC/Department of Communication
University of California - San Diego