COFAC-N-3146L, Lecturer

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Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development

College of Education

The College of Education invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development beginning August 2018.

The mission for Professional Education at Towson University:

To inspire, educate, and prepare educators as facilitators of active learning for diverse and inclusive communities of learners in environments that are technologically advanced.


Master’s degree is required; a doctorate is preferred. Experience in a leadership role in a preK-12 school and/or central-office position is an asset.


Teach a four-course schedule of graduate courses per semester in instructional and educational leadership, advising and providing feedback to students in their pre-internship school-based activities, fulfilling a collegial role on faculty, and serving on university and college committees.

Committed to building equity and social justice in educational settings. Seeing an innovative practitioner who will leverage leadership skills and research-based practices to transform teaching and learning across all grade levels. The successful candidates will:

  • Demonstrate cultural competence and interpersonal skills that facilitate and support collaboration among diverse stakeholders, including those in the school setting, the university and the broader school community
  • Have experience in teacher development, instructional leadership, curriculum and instruction, evidence-based planning, and assessment of teaching and learning

ILPD faculty are expected to teach high quality and rigorous courses in a variety of locations (on-campus and in school settings in the metropolitan Baltimore area) and formats (face-to-face, on-line, and hybrid) in order to respond to the needs of Maryland educators.

The Department:

(ILPD) is a dynamic department that prepares ethical, compassionate, and intellectually curious educational professionals to become transformative leaders. The department, accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Maryland State Department of Education, 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 success of leaders by supporting educators who are prepared for diverse communities in a technological and global setting
  • Collaboration with families, communities, and organizations devoted to life-long learning

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 applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Send electronically a letter of application describing qualifications, a curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts and three letters of reference addressing the qualifications for this position to:

Dr. Kathleen A. Reilly, Search Committee Chair

Department of Instructional Leadership and Professional Development

[email protected]

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-3146L.

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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Posted: 3/28/2018
Application Due: 5/27/2018
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