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Job Details
Assistant Teaching Professor - School of Teaching and Learning - Inclusive PK-5
Faculty
BGSU Main Campus
10/13/2022
Salary commensurate with education & experience

Position Title
Assistant Teaching Professor in Reading/Literacy, Qualified Rank Faculty
School of Teaching and Learning

Position Summary
Teaching and service in Inclusive PreK-5 Education reading/literacy courses, with emphasis on equity.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
1. Teach courses (face-to-face, blended, online; 4/4 teaching load) in literacy (emergent literacy, content literacy, literacy assessment, phonics, and reading/writing methods) as well as seminar and field experiences in the undergraduate Inclusive PreK-5 Education Program with possible opportunities for teaching in the Graduate (K-12) Reading Program.
2. Participate in student advising and collaborate in program development.
3. Contribute to the school, college, university, and the profession through select service activities.
Minimum Qualifications
1. Master’s degree in Reading/Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Curriculum and Instruction, or closely related field with a focus on reading/literacy. 
2. A minimum of three years professional experience providing reading instruction to elementary students (e.g., classroom teacher, special education teacher, reading specialist, or other related service provider in educational settings) or equivalent.
3. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice (e.g., through culturally relevant pedagogy, curriculum development, teaching, service) and preparing future educators to work with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications
1. Effective teaching experience at the college level in multiple modalities. 
2. Experience integrating current topics in reading (e.g. dyslexia, the science of reading) within the broader context of literacy research/instruction.
 
Salary
Salary is commensurate with level of experience.

Effective Date of Employment
August 2023
 

 

 

 

Application Process
The search committee will review applications until the position is filled;  however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by November 14, 2022. Files must be submitted at: https://bgsu.hiretouch.com.  
 
Only complete applications will be considered. Application materials include: 
1. A cover letter that addresses the required and preferred qualifications listed in the position description. In addition, at the center of EDHD’s conceptual framework (http://edhd.bgsu.edu/mvcf) is “A Community of Inclusion, Collaboration, and Respect.” Please describe what equitable and inclusive practices you have used or could use to promote learning across differences. 
2. Current curriculum vitae. 
3. Statement of teaching philosophy and experience.
4. Names and contact information of three individuals who will be asked to provide current (dated within the past year) letters of reference. 
5. Transcript indicating the highest degree earned (if ABD, also include doctoral transcript).
 
Finalists are required to provide official transcripts showing highest degree earned and to authorize and pass a background check.
 
Additional Information
For additional information, contact Dr. Tracy Huziak-Clark, Interim Director, School of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and Human Development, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0240.  Phone: 419-372-7363; E-mail: thuziak@bgsu.edu.
 
Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.  In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email ohr@bgsu.edu.
 
Program Information
Inclusive PreK-5 Education Programs at Bowling Green State University are housed within the College of Education and Human Development. Our faculty is committed to creating a community of inclusion, collaboration, and respect. This mission is operationalized though iterative practices of inquiry and innovation that enhance the professional preparation of our students, providing them opportunities to engage in leadership and service grounded in experiential learning. The undergraduate Inclusive PreK-5 Education Program leads to Ohio PK-5 dual licensure in special education and primary education, or Ohio PK-5 single licensure in primary education for teaching young children in inclusive settings.
 
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Assistant Teaching Professor in Reading/Literacy, Qualified Rank Faculty, School of Teaching and Learning
 
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
1. Teach courses (face-to-face, blended, online; 4/4 teaching load) in literacy (emergent literacy, content literacy, literacy assessment, phonics, and reading/writing methods) as well as seminar and field experiences in the undergraduate Inclusive PreK-5 Education Program with possible opportunities for teaching in the Graduate (K-12) Reading Program.
2. Participate in student advising and collaborate in program development.
3. Contribute to the school, college, university, and the profession through select service activities.
 
Effective Date of Employment is August 2023.
 
For full job description and instructions on how to apply for this position, visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com. 
 
For additional information, contact Dr. Tracy Huziak-Clark, Interim Director, School of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and Human Development, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403-0240.  Phone: 419-372-7363; E-mail: thuziak@bgsu.edu.
 
The search committee will review applications until the position is filled;  however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by November 14, 2022. 
 
Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.  In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email ohr@bgsu.edu.
Masters
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Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae