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

Position ID: 1043-LEC [#20142]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Towson, Maryland 21252, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2022/06/14, listed until 2022/08/01)
Position Description:    

*** the listing date or deadline for this position has passed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Lecturer 
Department of Mathematics 
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics 

Position:
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for several full-time, non-tenure track, 9-month Lecturer positions in the Department of Mathematics beginning in August 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Qualifications: 
Master’s or doctoral degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics Education, or equivalent. A commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching is required. 

Responsibilities: 
The instructional workload is 24 contact hours per year; typical courses are 3 or 4 contact hours. Workload includes departmental service, such as coordinating a lower-level course or responsibility for an ongoing departmental outreach partnership. Lecturers are expected to show evidence of on-going professional development via scholarly endeavors and/or engagement with the college teaching community. 

Specific department needs include candidates with: 
  • Experience teaching biostatistics or introductory statistics with knowledge of statistics curricula
  • Experience teaching discrete mathematics and knowledge of discrete mathematics curricula
  • Experience teaching lower-level courses preparing students for the calculus pathway
  • Proven ability to coordinate large-enrolled courses with multiple instructors
  • Experience with or an appreciation for high impact teaching practices
  • Experience teaching a wide range of courses at the 200 and higher level
Towson University: 
Towson University (www.towson.edu) 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 17,000 undergraduates and nearly 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 900 full-time faculty, and offers 65 bachelor’s, 42 master’s, and 4 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 July 1, 2022 and continue until the positions are filled. Applications should be submitted electronically through mathjobs.net. A complete application includes a cover letter explaining the candidate’s teaching experience, curriculum vitae, all graduate transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement, and at least three recommendation letters addressing the candidate’s teaching. A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Please be sure to visit the Applicant Data Form to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose. 

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, as detailed in A More Inclusive TU: Advancing Equity and Diversity (2020 – 25). TU is a national leader in inclusive excellence, the only institution in Maryland with zero achievement gap, and 68% growth in minority enrollment over the past 5 years. We encourage application from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation and belief backgrounds.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.towson.edu/math/
410-704-3093
 
Department of Mathematics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001