COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
- Towson University
- Maryland, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Dec 22, 2022
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Other Education
- Employment Level
- Tenured/Tenured Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News & World Report 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 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.
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Department of Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2023. Doctorate in Educational Leadership, Educational Policy, Curriculum Theory & Development, Professional Development, or a related field; substantive, successful experience in a Pk-12 setting; leadership in public school settings; demonstrated commitment to equity and social justice; and evidence of or potential for a successful scholarly publication record. Candidates with significant leadership experience in public school district(s) and experience in teaching at the graduate level are encouraged to apply. Applicants should demonstrate a record of or potential for teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas. We seek educational scholar/teachers who are committed to developing leaders who envision, strengthen, and innovate for equitable educational contexts; center children’s, families’, and communities’ assets in decision-making; and draw from equity-oriented scholarship and conduct justice-oriented research to inform vision and practice. Teach graduate courses in educational leadership that inform equity-minded, action oriented, and bold leadership activities to practicing teachers and other education professionals; may also teach undergraduate course in related areas of expertise; supervise leadership interns during field-based internships; collaborate with colleagues across the college and region; and be current in educational technology and digital teaching and learning. Carry out a justice-oriented research agenda committed to envisioning, strengthening, and innovating for equitable educational contexts. Serve on college and university committees. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. COE-3644
Full-time, Associate or Full Professor position in the Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development beginning August 2023. Applicants should have a doctorate in Educational Leadership, Educational Policy, Curriculum Theory & Development, or a related field. We seek established scholars whose research, teaching, service, and community engagement emerge from intersectional anti-oppressive commitments, such as specifically confronting and dismantling ableism, racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia, and other forms of discrimination. We seek engaged faculty from education and related disciplines with a record of securing grant funding whose scholarship centers on one or more of the following areas of research: Justice-centered approaches to teaching and learning and organizational leadership. Systemic disparities in schools and social institutions. Movements working for social justice in education and other realms of society. Carry out research agenda in educational leadership broadly conceived, including topics such as youth activism, social movements, community-engagement for social justice and other areas that elevate equity, education, and community. Teach master’s level courses in equity-centered educational leadership to practicing teachers and school personnel; may also teach undergraduate course in related areas of expertise; supervise leadership interns during field-based internships; collaborate with colleagues across the college and region; and be current in educational technology and digital teaching and learning. Serve alongside communities, working in solidarity to elevate issues that matter to them. Serve on college and university committees. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. COE-3645
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A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidates 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 (https://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/diversity/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.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action 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 application from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation and belief backgrounds.
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