Multiple Positions

Towson University in Maryland

Date Posted September 10, 2012
Employment Type Full-time

Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized today as one of the leading public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences and the fine and performing arts. The University places an emphasis on service learning and civic engagement. As the Baltimore region's largest university and Maryland's metropolitan university, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls over 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 62 undergraduate, 38 Master's programs, and four doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the main campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore, 45 miles from Washington, D.C., 90 miles from Philadelphia, and about 170 miles from New York City.

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Department of Economics - 1 position
Assistant Professor
Tenure-track assistant professor position beginning in Fall 2013. The successful applicants are expected to be excellent teachers and develop a research program appropriate to the field and University and to meet the requirements of tenure. Teaching responsibilities include Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, Industrial Organization, Principles, and Statistics. To apply, send letter of interest, resume, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, a sample of scholarly research, and three letters of professional reference by November 30, 2012. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Economics required. ABDs will be considered with a completion date of February 2014. CBE-N-2608

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION
Department of Music - 1 position
Assistant Professor of Music History and Literature
Assistant Professor of Music History and Literature - full-time, tenure track. Teach Music History and Literature. Principal responsibilities include: teaching courses in Western Art Music History for music majors (undergraduate and graduate) and teaching general education survey courses in Western Art Music History for non-majors. Expertise in the broad spectrum of American music is desirable. The successful candidate must show a strong commitment to teaching with proven skills at the college and/or university level, interest in interdisciplinary teaching, interest in curriculum development, and the ability to integrate technology in teaching. Review of completed digital dossiers and materials submitted in hard copy will begin on October 16, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in Music History/Musicology conferred by date of hire. COFAC-N-2609

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
Department of English - 4 positions
Assistant Professor of English
Tenure-track appointment starting August 2013. Creative Non-Fiction Writing specialist. Sub-fields may include lyric essay, free-lance writing, editing, prose style, memoir, and/or rhetoric. Candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to teaching and evidence of an active creative agenda, generally shown by a book or several significant journal publications. Review of applications begins 9 November 2012. Qualifications: MFA or Ph.D. in appropriate discipline must be conferred by time of appointment. CLA-N-2610

Assistant Professor of English
Tenure-track appointment starting August 2013. Specialization in Early Modern/Renaissance period literature with primary interest in the seventeenth century. Secondary interest in feminist literature/theory and/or gender studies also welcome. Candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to teaching and evidence of an active research agenda. Review of applications begins 9 November 2012. Qualifications: Ph.D. in appropriate discipline must be conferred by time of appointment. CLA-N-2611

Assistant Professor of English
Tenure-track appointment starting August 2013. Technical Communication Specialist. Areas of specialization may include information design; design, layout, and production; or web-based writing and design. Secondary specializations in New Media theory; digital, visual and web-based texts; and writing and communication in the digital age are also welcome. Review of applications begins 9 November 2012. Qualifications: Ph.D. in appropriate discipline must be conferred by time of appointment. CLA-N-2612

Assistant Professor of English
Tenure-track appointment starting August 2013. World/Global Literature, with concentration in Central and/or Eastern Europe. Areas of specialization may include comparative literature and/or transnational exchange, with secondary expertise in immigrant and/or ethnic literature, translation, German or other Continental literatures, or folklore welcome. Candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to teaching and evidence of an active research agenda. Review of applications begins 9 November 2012. Qualifications: Ph.D. in appropriate discipline must be conferred by time of appointment. CLA-N-2613

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY & ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING
1 positions
Assistant Professor
The Towson University Department of Geography and Environmental Planning seeks a broadly-trained physical geographer with specialization in climatology for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and working with diverse populations of students. Responsibilities will include supporting the department and our minor in Meteorology by teaching classes in introductory physical geography, meteorology, climatology, climate change, the interaction of society with the environment, and an upper-level elective and/or graduate-level course in the candidate's area of specialization. The successful candidate will be expected to work with geography graduate students and support undergraduate research. Resources include a physical geography teaching laboratory, a weather station, computer laboratories, and two research laboratories for geomorphology and meteorology. Qualifications: A Ph.D. is required; ABD will be considered for those expecting to complete the degree by summer 2013. CLA-N-2614

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.

For detailed information on any of these positions, please visit:
http://www.towson.edu/odeo/employmentatTU/academic_positions.asp