Faculty Searches

The College of Education at Wayne State University invites applications for two open-rank tenure-track positions for the 2019-2020 academic year in:

Pediatric Adapted Physical Activity
Assistant Professor
Division of Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies
Posting #043922

Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Special Education
Assistant/Associate Professor
Division of Teacher Education
Posting #043935

The successful candidates for each of the positions will demonstrate evidence of scholarly productivity and potential for securing external research funding.

The College of Education contains four divisions: Administrative and Organizational Studies; Teacher Education, Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations, and Kinesiology, Health and Sports Studies.


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Salary and rank for the above positions will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We expect to make these appointments at the Assistant Professor level, but will consider exceptional senior-level candidates with a strong track record of major external funding and peer-reviewed publications.

Application Procedures

Applicants must apply online, posting number (search postings under "division"- College of Education for any of these positions) or for Pediatric Adapted Physical Activity and for Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Special Education.

Application materials should be submitted electronically through the WSU Online Hiring System. Please include a letter of application; curriculum vita; and names, addresses, and contact information for at least three references. In addition, applicants should upload two to three representative publications/papers in press for review.

Search Committee
Wayne State University, College of Education
5425 Education Building, #441
Detroit, MI 48202

Note: Applicants who are selected for these positions will be asked to provide proof of degrees awarded before the hiring process is completed.

Application Timeline and Review

The search committee will begin reviewing applications in December 2018.

Starting Date

To begin the start of the August, 2019 academic calendar year.

About Us

Located in the cultural center of Detroit midtown, Wayne State University is within walking distance of major museums, theaters, and music venues. Wayne State University is ranked as a Carnegie "Very High Research" and "Community Engagement" University and ranked by NSF among the top public research university in total R&D expenditures. WSU's 200-acre campus is home to 12 schools and colleges and approximately 32,000 students. WSU offers more than 400 undergraduate and graduate academic programs.

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.