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All application materials must be submitted electronically. To apply, please submit a letter of application specifying qualifications for the position; curriculum vita; teaching statement, and names and contact information of at least three references to Ms. Lori Rathbun, UM-Flint Education Department Administrative Assistant, Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This job posting can be found on

Job Summary

The Education Department at the University of Michigan-Flint is seeking to fill a position of Assistant Professor In Education. We are looking for a creative, visionary, and energetic faculty member for our innovative programs in Early Childhood Education. Responsibilities will include: teaching (including teaching online, evenings, and potentially at off campus sites); collaborative program oversight; advising undergraduate and graduate students; development of clinical partnerships for field placements; supervising students in the field; research and publishing; potential oversight/serving on doctoral committees in education leadership; and service to the university, community, and the field.


Required Qualifications*

  • Earned doctorate in early childhood education or closely related field. Candidates who are ABD with a completion by September 1, 2018 are encouraged to apply
  • Professional experience in PreK-8 settings
  • Established or emerging research agenda in early childhood
  • Experiences working with a variety of P-12 constituencies including working with students, teachers, administrators, and/or community partners
  • Expertise in curricular and program development
  • Knowledge and training of theories of early childhood education
  • Understanding State and national trends pertinent to early childhood education

Desired Qualifications*

Candidates with (1) university-level teaching and P-12 school experience; (2) ability to cultivate clinical partnerships; (3) expertise in early childhood administration, policy and leadership; and (4) ability to support and mentor novice and in-service teachers in the filed are preferred.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.