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Assistant Professor of Educational Studies and Leadership - Educational Studies and Leadership

Bowie State University
Bowie, MD

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Educational Studies and Leadership

Rank :

Assistant Professor 9115

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty:


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Open Until Filled:


Duties and Responsibilities :

The candidate must be able to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. Responsibilities include assisting in the development of educational leadership activities and programs at the graduate level in the Department of Educational Studies and Leadership at Bowie Main Campus or other Educational Centers, focusing statistic and applied research design. Bowie Main Campus, supporting existing cohorts and supporting accreditation processes and reports. This position requires 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 to inform data driven decisions pertaining to fulfill service responsibilities to the department, college and university. Also support in the accreditation processes and direct committees in areas where appropriate in addition to directing graduate student research and serve on dissertation committees, and any other duties assigned pertinent to the position.
This position could be a satellite/remote position or face-to-face based on the Department of Educational Studies and Leadership needs at the Bowie Main Campus or other Educational Centers. The position is a nine-month, tenure track position with the opportunity for summer and winter course teaching.

Conditions of Employment:

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and verification of credentials. Proof of US citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986).

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

Interested and qualified applicants should submit a copy of a resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter or letter of interest and teaching philosophy, unofficial transcript (s), along with a faculty application and at least three (3) letters of reference.

Bowie State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

In accordance with the Cleary Act of 2000, you are advised to contact the Bowie State University Campus Police Office for Disclosure of Criminal Incidents that occur on our campus.


Doctorate in Educational Leadership significant K-12 leadership experience in progressive leadership roles to include high level central office experience at the senior executive rank in one or more school systems. At least five years of successful teaching in K-12 schools is required, with additional experience as a certified school-based leader and evidence of increased leadership experience to include principal, district-wide director, associate superintendent, deputy or superintendent is required. Must have experience in various educational settings and knowledge of urban, suburban, and rural education; ongoing involvement in professional organizations and activities.


PhD, or EdD in the teaching field in higher education or significant K-12 leadership experience in progressive leadership roles to include high level central office experience at the senior executive rank in one or more school systems. Teaching in a K-12 elementary setting for at least five years and progressive experience in K-12 leadership as a principal, district-level director, associate superintendent, or superintendent.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

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 in the area of Education.

Must also be knowledgeable about education procedures, policies, and laws.

Proficient in the use of computer technology and culturally relevant pedagogies, current literature, research in the field, and classroom assessment practices.





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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