COE-N-3039, Clinical Assistant Professor

Towson, Maryland
Feb 15, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development

College of Education

The College of Education invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development beginning August, 2017.


EdD or PhD and significant PK-12 experience required, particularly experience in leadership roles. Expertise in instructional leadership, cultural competence, evidence-based planning and assessment of student learning outcomes. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to preparing school leaders who are committed to equity and social justice in schools. Expertise in both theories and practices of educational leadership and professional development and whose research, teaching and serve activities effectively address equity, transformation, and leadership in underperforming schools.


Teach four-course schedule per semester of graduate courses in instructional and education leadership, advising approximately 25-30 students, fulfilling a collegial role in the department, and serving on university and college committees. Instructional Leadership and Professional Development faculty are expected to teach high quality and rigorous courses in a variety of locations (on-campus and in local school settings) and formats (face-to-face, on-line, and hybrid) in order to respond to the needs of Maryland educators.


The mission of the Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development is to prepare leaders who are facilitators of active learning. The department promotes a vision of professional responsibility through:

  • Commitment to the profession in developing the knowledge, skills and dispositions essential to effective instructional leadership.
  • Caring for the well-being of all students and educators in the building.
  • Capacity to support 21st century learning for an increasingly global and technologically-sophisticated society.
  • Commitment to creating and sustaining equitable school cultures as productive learning environments for all students and educators.
  • Collaboration with staff, families, communities, and organizations in order to support student learning.
  • Capacity to develop and distribute leadership throughout the building.

Towson University:

Towson University ( 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 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 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 credentials begins 30 days after advertisement appears and continues until the position is filled. Send, electronically, a letter of application describing qualifications, curriculum vita, copies of graduate transcripts and three letters of reference addressing the qualifications to:

Dr. Brenda J. Conley

Search Chair Committee

Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development

College of Education

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001


Electronic submissions only

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit 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-N-3039.

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.


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