Towson University - Fisher College of Science and Mathematics, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: 1043-AP [#13003, FCSM-N-3222]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Towson, Maryland 21252, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Actuarial science, Numerical analysis/PDE, statistics
Application Deadline: 2018/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/10/26, finished 2019/06/16, listed until 2019/08/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics beginning August 2019.


Candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in actuarial science, applied mathematics, statistics or mathematics. The department has identified the following areas of need: actuarial science & risk management, numerical analysis/PDEs, and statistics. Outstanding candidates in other mathematical fields matching faculty research interests will be given full consideration. Candidates who are members of the Society of Actuaries are preferred, and appropriate salary considerations will be given.


The standard instructional workload is seven to eight (7-8) course units. Research active faculty may request to replace one course unit with their research activity. Faculty will be assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching mathematics at all levels is essential. The successful candidate will establish a productive research program with an interest in research with undergraduate students, and show a willingness to pursue external funding opportunities.

Towson University:

Towson University ( was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports 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 over 18,000 undergraduates and approaching 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 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. 

Application Process:

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled. Applications should be submitted electronically through A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae that includes a publication list, all graduate transcripts, a research statement, a teaching statement, and at least three recommendation letters one of which should address the candidate’s teaching.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001