COE-N-3050L, Lecturer, Professional Development School (PDS) Liaison

Location
Towson, Maryland
Posted
May 31, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer, Professional Development School (PDS) Liaison

Department of Early Childhood Education

College of Education

COE-N-3050L

Position:

The Department of Early Childhood Education in the College of Education invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10 month Lecturer/Professional Development School (PDS) liaison position beginning August, 2017.

Minimum qualifications:

Master’s degree in Early Childhood or related field; expertise in curriculum, instruction and supervision and possess a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of emerging and continuing professionals. Leadership skills to collaborate with the chairperson, faculty and external partners. Commitment to collaboration with public schools.  Enthusiasm for working with students preparing to enter the early childhood teaching profession.

Preferred qualifications:

Professional experiences teaching in Early Childhood Education, Head Start and/or other inclusive early childhood settings; higher education and supervision experience.

Responsibilities:

Teach a 12 credit course load each semester including a combination of undergraduate and graduate level courses in early childhood education at the on-campus and off-campus locations. Serve as Professional Development School liaison to coordinate PDS activities at identified schools. Arrange internships and supervise interns in Anne Arundel County, and other schools as needed and collaborate with Professional Development Schools and agencies in the surrounding communities.

Department of Early Childhood Education

The programs in the Department of Early Childhood Education have received Nationally Recognized decisions by NAEYC. There are nearly 400 undergraduates and 200 graduate students in the Early Childhood programs.

Towson University:

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 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 applications begins immediately and will officially close on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 5:00pm. Send electronically: a letter of application describing qualifications, curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts, and three letters of reference to ecedsearch@towson.edu. Application materials will only be accepted in electronic format.

All questions can be directed to:

Dr. Kimberly M. McCormick

kmccormick@towson.edu

Assistant Professor

Department of Early Childhood Education

College of Education

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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/odeo/employent/resources/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-N-3050L.

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 encourage to apply.

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