Multiple Positions

Towson University in Maryland

Date Posted August 22, 2017

Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has almost 900 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 Bachelor’s, 45 Master’s, and 5 Doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington, D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies 
Assistant Professor, Journalism and New Media
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in journalism and new media in the Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies beginning August 2018. PhD in journalism or related fields. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be complete by February 1, 2019. Demonstrated success or potential to teach journalism courses with an emphasis on mobile and website development, visual communication and multimedia storytelling techniques. Demonstrate the potential to develop a strong body of scholarship. Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year. Teach courses such as Digital Publishing, News Reporting, News Editing, Feature Writing and Broadcast Journalism. Opportunities might exist to teach other courses in the applicant’s area of specialty, such as Media Criticism, Research Methods, Media Ethics or Media Law. Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. COFAC-N-3110

Department of Chemistry
Assistant Professor
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor in Biochemistry in the Department of Chemistry beginning August 2018. PhD in Biochemistry or related area is required. The department seeks candidates with expertise in biophysical chemistry but strong candidates in other areas of biochemistry will also receive full consideration. Postdoctoral experience or undergraduate teaching experience is desired. Candidates who bring diverse viewpoints to their teaching and research efforts are particularly encouraged to apply. Faculty are assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year with the possibility of reassigned time for scholarship or additional service. Teach upper level biochemistry courses as well as general chemistry courses at the introductory level. Establish a competitive research program that can involve undergraduate students and pursue external funding. Review of applications begins on October 1, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. FCSM-N-3111

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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. These positions are contingent on availability of the funds at the time of hire.


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