Assistant/Associate Professor - Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Spe
Detroit, MI US
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Posting Number
Position Title
Assistant/Associate Professor - Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Special Education
Number of Vacancies
02 - College of Education
Primary Department
H0250-Teacher Education
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Pursue an active program of research and external funding in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Special Education.
Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and in-service initiatives for educators.
Advise and help recruit and retain undergraduate and graduate students.
Contribute to the ongoing innovation of impactful undergraduate and graduate programs.
Provide leadership and service at the national, state, and local levels.
Unique Duties
Earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, or a related field.
For Assistant Professors: demonstrated ability or potential for excellence to conduct research and publish, teach and advise effectively, and pursue external funding.
For Associate Professors: an established record of research, teaching, and service to meet the University's requirements for tenure.
Minimum of three years of experience teaching children from birth to age eight.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in urban, racially and linguistically diverse, and inclusive settings.
University-level teaching experience, including on-campus, online, and hybrid formats.
Experience leading clinical or practicum experiences in early childhood educational settings.
Experience or interest in program coordination and curriculum development.
Testing Requirements
Not Applicable
Test Scheduling
Working Conditions
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Job Type
Job Category
Faculty and Academic Staff


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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