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

Position ID: 1043-AP [#21438, FCSM-3626]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Towson, Maryland 21252, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Undetermined
Application Deadline: 2023/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/04, finished 2023/03/30, listed until 2023/05/04)
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Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics FCSM-3626 Position: The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track 9-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Mathematics beginning August 2023. Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics by August 2023. Department needs include actuarial science, risk management, probability or statistics. Outstanding candidates in other mathematical fields matching faculty research interests will be given full consideration. Responsibilities: Faculty are assigned an instructional workload of five or six 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 a willingness to pursue external funding opportunities. The department is strongly committed to undergraduate research. 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 17,000 undergraduates and over 2,500 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 920 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.

The Department: The Department of Mathematics has 51 full-time faculty and over 150 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 masters 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. Towson University and the Department of Mathematics are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Application Process: Review of applications begins on January 15, 2023 and continues 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. The application package should address the candidate's potential contributions to departmental efforts in diversity, equity, and inclusion. A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety

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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 applications from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expressions, national origins, ages, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientations and belief backgrounds.

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Department of Mathematics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001