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Clinical Instructor
Towson UTeach Program
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
FCSM-N-2765

Position:
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Master Teacher Clinical Instructor with the Towson UTeach Program to begin August 2014.

Qualifications:
Master’s Degree, preferably in mathematics education, physical science education, mathematics or physical science; at least five years of exemplary secondary public school teaching experience; be recognized for educational leadership and demonstrate skill and passion for working with students and novice teachers. Criminal background investigation required.

Responsibilities:
Teach STEM education courses, manage field placements and serve as liaison between the university and local school districts. Teach and formally support field-based courses, observing and providing written and oral feedback to evaluate and help students improve their skills throughout the program. Manage field experiences, work with local school district teachers and administrators to ensure appropriate field placements and productive teaching experiences for Towson UTeach students. Active in program recruitment, manage student externships and advise students. Knowledgeable in content pedagogy and the ongoing curriculum reforms. Understand what new teachers encounter and provide ongoing career support for Towson UTeach graduates, particularly during their first two years of induction into the profession.

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:
Review of applications begins on April 11, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of potential for teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation (sent under separate cover) and official graduate transcripts to:

Dr. Cindy Ghent
Department of Biological Sciences
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252

All or part of the application may be submitted via email to cghent@towson.edu.

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate you are an applicant for 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. This position is contingent on the availability of funds at the time of hire.

 

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