Assistant/Associate Professor of Early Childhood/Special Education

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Assistant /Associate Professor/Early Childhood/Special Education

Rank :

Assistant Professor 9115

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty:


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Duties and Responsibilities :

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Professional Development is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of Early Childhood/Special Education. This position is a nine month, full-time, tenure track faculty line with the opportunity for summer and winter course teaching. This position would be effective immediately. The candidate must be able to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and service. This includes a commitment to addressing diversity, inclusion, social justice and equity in education through their research, teaching, service and mentoring. Responsibilities include assisting in the development of Early Childhood/Special Education and its programs in the undergraduate courses and supporting accreditation processes and reports. This position may require teaching evening and/or weekend classes in face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online formats. Other responsibilities include advising students, working with local school districts, serving on departmental and university committees, maintaining an active research agenda, fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college and university. Also support in the accreditation processes and direct committees in this area where appropriate in addition to possibly directing graduate student research and any other duties assigned pertinent to the position.

Conditions of Employment:

Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations are strongly encouraged but not required for eligible faculty and staff employed by Bowie State University. This protocol may be subject to change.

For best consideration please apply by February 23, 2023.


Teaching in an Early Childhood/Special Education K-12 elementary setting for at least five years. State Licensure in Maryland or another state is required in one or more of the educational areas. Has a strong trajectory of teaching experience at the college or university level; Experience and/or interest in organizing educational opportunities for students, faculty and staff; ability to lead work groups to improve education for 21st century teaching and work collaboratively with outside partners.


A PhD, or EdD in the teaching field.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

Doctorate in Education with documented evidence of experiences in early childhood, special education, instructional delivery or related experiences. Experience as a certified teacher or administrator with five years in K-12 schools is required. Successful college teaching experience in both traditional campus and online environments. Must have experience in various educational settings and knowledge of the various components of special education as well as early childhood; must also be knowledgeable about education procedures, policies, and laws; proficient in the use of computer technology and culturally relevant pedagogies; current literature and research in the fields and classroom assessment practices; ongoing involvement in professional organizations and activities; the ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues internally and externally; must demonstrate the ability to work with various diverse student populations and diversity issues that are a challenge in school systems and communities as well as have worked in the area of Education. This position may require the faculty to also support both the undergraduate as well as the graduate programs.





Bowie State University, a member of the University System of Maryland (USM), is a regional, comprehensive, and historically black university. The University offers an array of baccalaureate and masters degree programs and a doctorate in education. Located between Washington, DC and Baltimore, the University includes a diverse faculty and student population.

Founded in 1865, Bowie State is the oldest Historically Black College/University in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. It is also a diverse university whose 5,400 students, along with faculty and staff, come from many ethnic backgrounds. The University boasts a pastoral campus that is both serene and beautiful. With seven residence halls, the University is a hub of 24/7 undergraduate life, yet it also offers convenient evening classes and online courses to serve employed professionals seeking to move ahead in their vocations.

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