[xmca] Position announcement: Assistant/Associate Professor, Learning and Performance Support Laboratory

From: Tom Satwicz (tsatwicz@gmail.com)
Date: Mon Oct 30 2006 - 06:55:39 PST


Assistant/Associate Professor
Learning and Performance Support Laboratory

College of Education, The University of Georgia

The Learning and Performance Support Laboratory (LPSL) (
http://lpsl.coe.uga.edu/) is pleased to announce a tenure-track
research position at the Assistant/Associate level beginning Fall
2007. We seek an individual with outstanding accomplishments in, or
potential to advance innovations in teaching, learning or performing.
The successful candidate will primarily develop and maintain a
research and development agenda appropriate to his or her interests,
including developing proposals for external funding and project
implementation, disseminating research through writing and
presentations, mentoring graduate students, and collaborating with
faculty on research activities related to the Lab's mission. In
addition, the candidate will contribute to the mission of an academic
department, where appointment, tenure and promotion will be determined
based upon the candidate's background, expertise and interests.

The LPSL is an interdisciplinary research and development unit of the
College of Education and The University of Georgia. Researchers
affiliated with the LPSL include faculty from across the university,
K-12 educators, and industry. LPSL researchers, individually and
collaboratively, advance research, theory and practice related to
technology's roles in interactive learning environments, teacher
preparation and school reform, and assessment. Lab R&D focuses on
technology's potential to improve teaching, learning and performing
across subjects areas (e.g., science, mathematics, etc), age-grade
levels (e.g., children's learning, adult professional development,
etc), and settings ( e.g., pre-12 schools, universities, corporate
training, etc).

Required Qualifications:
Earned doctorate at the time of appointment
Experience in developing and researching applications
Established or emerging program of research related to lab's mission

Desired Qualifications:
Experience in proposal writing
Experience in collaborative R&D
Experience in grant and contract settings

Candidates should forward a letter of application, a statement of
research interests, academic resume, 2-3 recent publications, and
contact information for three references to: Dr. Michael Hannafin,
Chair, LPSL Search Committee, 611 Aderhold Hall, The University of
Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. The statement of research interests should
describe current projects and activities, as well as future research
plans and interests. Applications received by November 17, 2006 will
be assured full consideration.

The University of Georgia, a 32,000 student research-extensive
institution, is located in Athens, Georgia, a community rich in
social, cultural and recreational opportunities. The University of
Georgia is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified candidates from all academic disciplines are encouraged to
apply.
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