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Assistant Professor
Department of Secondary Education
College of Education
COE-N-2749

The Department of Secondary Education invites applications for a full-time, 10-month, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor, beginning August 15, 2013.

Position:
Assistant Professor in the Department of Secondary Education with scholarly expertise and publications in the areas of ethics and social justice education with an emphasis on equity for underserved students. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities:
Ethics of education and may include social foundations of education, general methods at the secondary or middle school level, content area reading as well as other teacher education courses related to the candidate’s interest and expertise. Maintain an active research agenda, advise students, supervise student internships, and participate in faculty governance.

Requirements:
• Earned doctorate in education
• Minimum of three years of excellent public secondary school teaching experience
• Excellent record of undergraduate and graduate teaching experience
• Background in preparation of secondary/middle school teachers
• Demonstrated record of scholarly productivity
• Commitment to collaborate with public schools

Desired Qualifications:
• Scholarly expertise in content area reading or adolescent development
• Demonstrated record of external funding to support a research agenda
• Knowledge of and experience in Professional Development Schools
• Knowledge of and experience with urban teacher education programs
• Knowledge of and experience with integrating technology in teacher education
• Knowledge of state and national issues in teacher education, especially as these relate to Common Core State Standards and The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)

Department of Secondary Education:
The Department of Secondary Education includes twelve full-time faculty and more than 250 students in initial and advanced certification programs.

Towson University:
Towson University ( www.towson.edu ) was 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 almost 18,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 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:
Interested applicants should send a letter of application describing their qualifications, a curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, two samples of published scholarship, and a list of contact information for four references to:


Ethics of Education Search Committee
c/o Dr. Todd Kenreich
Department of Secondary Education
Towson University
8000 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21252

Women and applicants from groups that are underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Review of credentials will begin 30 days after the ad appears and will continue until the position is filled.

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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