Teaching, research, and service in Inclusive PreK-5 and Middle
Childhood Education courses at the undergraduate and the graduate
levels, with emphasis on social studies and culturally responsive
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 in inclusive settings. 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
- Teach Inclusive PreK-5 and Middle Childhood social studies
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 &
- Establish/maintain a productive research line leading to
peer-reviewed publications/presentations and engage in grant
writing activities as appropriate.
- Participate in student advising and in program
- Provide service to the university, community, and
- Earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Elementary
Education, Curriculum and Instruction or closely related field with
a focus on social studies and/or culturally responsive pedagogy.
Candidates who are ABD at time of application may be considered.
Degree must be conferred prior to appointment.
- A minimum of three 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).
- Demonstrated commitment to scholarly activities, including
research investigations, publications, presentations at
professional conferences, and/or grant writing.
- Demonstrated commitment to culturally responsive pedagogy
(e.g., through curriculum development, research, service).
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and
social justice (e.g., through curriculum development, research,
- Experience in teaching at the college level is preferred.
Effective Date of Employment
Applications will be accepted until February 18, 2022.
Review of candidate credentials commences February 19, 2022.
Files must be submitted at: https://bgsu.hiretouch.com
Only complete applications will be considered. Application
materials include: 1) a letter of application (cover letter), 2)
statements of both teaching and research interests that include
experience to date and describe goals for the future, 3) current
curriculum vitae, 4) a statement of commitment to diversity,
equity, and inclusion in higher education, 5) names and contact
information of three individuals who will be asked to provide
current (dated within the past year) letters of reference, and 6)
transcripts indicating the highest degree earned or current program
transcript if ABD.
Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and to
authorize and pass a background check prior to an offer of
employment being made.
For the statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and
inclusion (number 4 above) you will be required to upload a written
response to the question listed below. Your
statement should not exceed one double-spaced page with 1-inch
margins and 12pt. font.
Prompt: How do you engage with equity, diversity, and/or
inclusion in the work setting?
For instructions on how to apply for this position, visit
For additional information, contact Dr. Mark Seals, Director,
School of Teaching and Learning, College of Education & Human
Development, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
43403-0240. Phone: 419-372-7622; E-mail: email@example.com
BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet 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.