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Assistant Professor of English (Teacher Education) - Department of English and Modern Languages

Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor of English (Teacher Education)

Rank :

Assistant Professor 9115

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty:


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Duties and Responsibilities :

Teaches a 4/4 load (3/4 first year) that includes undergraduate and graduate courses in English Teacher Education (Secondary Level) as well as first-year composition courses; advises students; works with the College of Education to ensure English BS students follow university and state requirements for teacher accreditation; mentors and coaches students on PRAXIS exams; conducts research; serves on departmental, college, and/or university committees; writes proposals for public and private grants; networks with K-12 public school systems; performs other related duties as assigned. Course releases for research and special projects are possible. This is a full-time tenure track faculty position that may require teaching in the evenings and Saturdays. The successful candidate will start work at BSU in August 2023.

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.


A minimum of two years of college/university teaching experience is preferred. Familiarity with K-12 public school systems is a plus.


Doctorate in English or English Education

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

The candidate should have expertise in English Teacher Education at the secondary level, literacy studies, basic composition, or writing assessment. Evidence of strong research capability and a strong, peer-reviewed, scholarly publication record in English teacher education, composition studies or a related area; demonstrated ability to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of secondary education and literature; knowledge of and experience in developing and evaluating undergraduate and graduate courses in English; demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, research/scholarship, and university/community service; excellent communication skills; digital information technology skills including Blackboard a must; bilingualism is a plus.





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.

Bowie State upholds the System’s mission of providing high-caliber, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities. In addition to its 25 undergraduate majors, Bowie State offers 30 master's, doctoral, and advanced certification programs. Its advanced research facilities include one of the world's 100 most powerful supercomputers and a satellite operations control center managed in conjunction with NASA

We invite you to take a closer look at Bowie State; you will like what you see.



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