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

Position ID: 1043-AP [#17033, FCSM-3403]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professorhips
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Towson, Maryland 21252, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/12/14, finished 2021/07/17, listed until 2021/06/14)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

Positions: The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for two tenure-track 10-month Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Mathematics beginning August 2021. 

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics by August 2021. For one position, the department’s needs include actuarial science, risk management, probability or statistics. For the second position, the department’s needs include operations research, computational mathematics or analysis. Outstanding candidates in other mathematical fields matching faculty research interests will be given full consideration.

Faculty are assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units (three credit hours each) per academic 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 and graduate 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 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.  

Department: The Department of Mathematics has 51 full-time faculty and over 200 math majors. We offer a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, with concentrations in Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics and Secondary Education, as well as three Master’s degrees in Actuarial Science and Predictive Analytics, Applied and Industrial Mathematics, and Secondary Education. Towson University is recognized as a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries. Candidates with credentials from the Society of Actuaries will receive appropriate salary consideration. 

Application Process: Review of applications begins immediately 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. 

Please be sure to visit 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-3403. 

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:
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Further Info:
Department of Mathematics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252

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