The Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota invites applicants for an assistant professor tenure-track faculty position in Learning Technologies. 

The successful applicant will have a strong record (commensurate with their career stage) that demonstrates innovative and conscientious design and use of information technologies in authentic learning settings, strong backgrounds in research and design methodologies, and success or promise in establishing a program of research. Potential areas scholarship and expertise include, but not limited to, data science education (K12/higher education); hearing sciences; instructional/learning design; learning analytics; online and distance education; open education; K12/computer science education; critical digital pedagogy; human computer interaction and design; connected learning; social media and learning; or design-based research. 

The search committee is particularly interested in individuals whose research contributes to the Department’s mission in dismantling injustices in education by examining critical dimensions of learning technologies and/or creating technological tools for tackling injustices in education. The search committee seeks a diverse applicant pool and candidates from a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with colleagues and students from a wide range of cultural, disciplinary, and academic backgrounds. The candidate will join a vibrant, interdisciplinary community including the Learning Technologies Collaborative and the Learning Informatics Lab.

This is a 9-month, full-time appointment located on the St. Paul campus with a target start date of August 2024. Applicants must have earned a doctorate before the start date in educational technology, learning sciences, human-computer interaction, design, or a related field.

For more details about the job responsibilities and apply: please visit, Job ID 357530.

Application Deadline: The initial screening of applications will begin on October 23, 2023.

This position requires that you attach the following documents as PDFs:

  1. cover letter
  2. detailed resume
  3. names and contact information of three references
  4. a statement of teaching interests
  5. a statement of research interests

The teaching and research statements should include prior or proposed contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

For general questions about the application process, contact Molly Bendzick ( To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612)-624-UOHR (8687).