The College of Education invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Department of Early Childhood Education beginning August, 2021. Because TU places a high priority on the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion, candidates should explain how they have been and could be involved in advancing this campus goal. The ideal candidate must be committed to the university’s goal of inclusiveness and have a demonstrated history of working effectively with persons of all races, genders, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations and religions.
Graduate degree in early childhood education or closely related field. Minimum of 3 years Pre-K to 3rd grade teaching experience (public or non-public schools). Commitment to collaboration with public schools. Literacy/reading specialists 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.
The College of Education:
The College of Education (http://www.towson.edu/coe/index.html) at Towson University has a distinguished history in the preparation of classroom teachers, school leaders, and education specialists. The college, in close collaboration with public and private agencies, offers a comprehensive slate of acclaimed, performance-based, professional education programs for the initial and advanced preparation of educators and industry professionals. Our graduates are helping to transform education in Maryland school systems and beyond.
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
one of Baltimore’s largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the
University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000
graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions,
liberal arts, science & mathematics), has almost 900 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.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Send a cover
letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references (name, position, email, and telephone number) to:
Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as a Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html 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-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: COE-3425L.
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.
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).