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

Position ID: 1043-LEC [#12055, FCSM-N-3166L]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Towson, Maryland 21252, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics, Statistics, Math. Education
Application Deadline: 2018/06/25 (posted 2018/06/17)
Position Description:    

Position: The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Department of Mathematics beginning August 2018.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or Mathematics Education. A commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching is required. Candidates with extensive coursework in mathematics are given preference. In particular, for candidates with a Mathematics Education degree, strong mathematics coursework must be evident on their undergraduate or graduate transcript. The ideal candidate will meet one of the following two sets of qualifications:
  1. Have experience in mathematics education, teaching content and/or methods courses to pre-service elementary school teachers; outreach work to schools; experience doing professional development with in-service teachers.
  2. Experience teaching introductory statistics, knowledge of statistics curricula, and proven ability to coordinate large-enrolled courses with multiple instructors.
Responsibilities: Instructional workload is 24 contact hours per year; typical courses are 3 or 4 contact hours. Additionally, workload includes departmental service, such as coordinating a lower level course or responsibility for an ongoing departmental outreach partnership, in addition to participation on department wide committees.

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 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 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 begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted electronically through www.mathjobs.org. A complete application includes a cover letter, 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 http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html 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. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: FCSM-N-3166L.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

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