Assistant Teaching Professor-EIEC
The Humanities Department at Bowling Green State University Firelands College is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professor in Inclusive Early Childhood Education beginning in August 2021. This is a full-time, qualified-rank, non-renewable faculty appointment for academic year 2021-2022.

With 2,100 students, BGSU Firelands is the regional branch campus of Bowling Green State University. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities, and applied technologies. BGSU Firelands seeks talented individuals to join our community in Huron, Ohio, on the scenic shores of Lake Erie. BGSU Firelands especially encourages applications from individuals exhibiting a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in the profession and in higher education.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Teach 12 credit hours per semester in the area of Inclusive PreK-5 Education.
• Procure and monitor field placements.
• Online and evening teaching may be required.
• Participate in professional development.
• Participate in department, college, and university service activities.

Minimum Qualifications
• A master’s degree in special education or elementary education at the time of appointment.
• Experience as Intervention Specialist, Elementary Education instructor, or Inclusive Preschool Education instructor required.
• Evidence of effective teaching potential with at least three years’ experience teaching in a PK-5 grade early childhood education classroom or as an early childhood intervention specialist.
• Evidence of a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the profession.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with elementary inclusive settings and elementary math education.
• A strong preference and aptitude for teaching undergraduate students.
• A commitment to interdisciplinary approaches, online instruction, and innovative teaching practices.

Salary & Benefits:
This is a full-time faculty position. Salary is commensurate with peer institutions and candidate experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.

Expected Start Date: August 23, 2021

Credentials Required for Application
• Letter of interest which includes a summary of professional experience, and a statement of teaching philosophy.
• Evidence showing a commitment to diversity and inclusion within the profession.
• Curriculum vitae.
• Three current and original letters of reference.
• Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework.

Application Process:
For a complete job description & instructions on how to apply for this position visit or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2021

Further Information:
Dr. Trisha Prunty, Search Committee Chair
Email: [email protected]

BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.

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.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Karen Osterling
[email protected]
Bowling Green State University Firelands College
1 University Drive
Huron, 44839