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Assistant Professor in STEAM Education, Tenure Track, School of Teaching and Learning

Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio
Salary is commensurate with level of experience.
Posted Date
Oct 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary

Teaching, research, and service in Inclusive PreK-5 and Middle Childhood Education courses at the undergraduate and the graduate levels, with emphasis on integrated STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) education, discipline specific content (e.g., science, mathematics), and social justice.


Program Information

Inclusive PreK-5 Education and Middle Childhood Education Programs at Bowling Green State University are housed within the College of Education and Human Development. Our faculty is committed to creating a community of inclusion, collaboration, and respect. This mission is operationalized though iterative practices of inquiry and innovation that enhance the professional preparation of our students, providing them opportunities to engage in leadership and service grounded in experiential learning. The undergraduate Inclusive PreK-5 Education Program leads to Ohio PK-5 dual licensure in special education and primary education, or Ohio PK-5 single licensure in primary education for teaching young children.  The undergraduate Middle Childhood Education Program leads to Ohio 4-9 licensure with choice of two of four possible subject areas.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teach Inclusive PreK-5 and Middle Childhood STEAM education, mathematics education, and/or science education courses (face-to-face, blended, online) including field experiences in one or more of the following programs: a) Undergraduate Inclusive PreK-5 Education Program; b) Middle Childhood Education Program; and c) Graduate Curriculum & Teaching Program.
  2. Establish and maintain a productive research line leading to peer-reviewed publications and presentations and engage in grant writing activities as appropriate.
  3. Participate in student advising and in program development.
  4. Contribute to the school, college, university, and the profession through select service activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Curriculum and Instruction or closely related field with a focus on STEAM education, mathematics education, or science education. Candidates who are ABD at time of application may be considered. Degree must be conferred prior to appointment in August 2023.
  2. Demonstrated commitment to scholarly activities, including research investigations, publications, presentations at professional conferences, and/or grant writing.
  3. A minimum of two years professional experience working with individuals with elementary and/or middle school students (e.g., classroom teacher, special education teacher, or other related service provider in educational settings).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience in teaching at the college level.
  2. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice (e.g., through curriculum development, research, service).


Salary is commensurate with level of experience.


Effective Date of Employment

August 2023


Application Process

The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by November 14, 2022.  Files must be submitted at:  

Only complete applications will be considered. Application materials include:

  1. A cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications listed in the position description. In addition, at the center of EDHD’s conceptual framework ( is “A Community of Inclusion, Collaboration, and Respect.” Please describe what equitable and inclusive practices you have used or could use to promote learning across differences.  
  2. Current curriculum vitae.
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy, experience, and goals.
  4. Statement of research interests, experience, and goals.
  5. Names and contact information of three individuals who will be asked to provide current (dated within the past year) letters of reference.
  6. Transcript indicating the highest degree earned (if ABD, also include doctoral transcript).


Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and to authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of employment being made.

Additional Information

For instructions on how to apply for this position, visit

For additional information, contact Dr. Tracy Huziak-Clark, Interim Director, School of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and Human Development, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0240.  Phone: 419-372-7363; E-mail:

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419‐372‐8421 or email

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