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COE-3710L, Lecturer

Towson University
Towson, Maryland 21252
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Department of Early Childhood Education
College of Education

The College of Education invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, 9-month Lecturer position in the Department of Early Childhood Education beginning January, 2024.

Graduate degree in early childhood education or related field. Experience working in birth to Age 8 settings and/or Pre-K through 5th grade (public or non-public schools) required. The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and a commitment to working with public schools. Candidates with background in curriculum and instruction and literacy are encouraged to apply.

Faculty will be assigned the standard instructional workload of eight course units per academic year (4 course units/semester) and will supervise internship placements in various instructional settings. Faculty will be expected to serve on departmental and college committees.

Department of Early Childhood Education:
The Department of Early Childhood Education is distinguished nationally and regionally by its breadth, expertise and innovative practices. Towson University’s College of Education has been a leader in teacher preparation for over 150 years and its programs are recognized for their high quality and innovation. The programs in the Department of Early Childhood Education have been Nationally Recognized by National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). ECED offers an undergraduate program, a Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education, and a Master’s of Education in Gifted and Creative Education (Pre-K-12).

Towson University:
Towson University (www.towson.edu), founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and more than 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 900 full-time faculty, and offers 65 bachelor’s, 42 master’s, and 4 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Interested applicants should use submit a resume, letter of application describing qualifications, and a statement that addresses experience working with diverse students and/or faculty. Interested
applicants should also submit transcripts and three letters of recommendation.

M. Lisa Mason
Chair, Search Committee

Click here to apply. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is COE-3710L.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety.

Please be sure to visit the Applicant Data Form to complete a voluntary on-line form. All data collected are for internal, state, and/or federal reporting and will not be used for other purposes.

Towson University is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, as detailed in “A More Inclusive TU: Advancing Equity and Diversity (2020 – 25).” TU is a national leader in inclusive excellence, the only institution in Maryland with zero achievement gap, and 68% growth in minority enrollment over the past 5 years. We encourage applications from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expressions, national origins, ages, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientations and belief backgrounds.

Posted: 2023-08-25 Expires: 2023-09-24

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