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

Position ID: 1043-LECTURER [#22499, FCSM-3657L]
Position Title: Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Towson, Maryland 21252, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: 2023/06/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/05/25, listed until 2023/06/22)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Mathematics, Towson University - Fisher College of Science and Mathematics has expired and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

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 2023. Two positions are renewable, and two are non-renewable (one-year) positions.


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


The instructional workload is 24 contact hours per year; typical courses are 3 or 4 contact hours. Lecturers are expected to participate in departmental service and show evidence of on-going professional development via scholarly endeavors and/or engagement with the college teaching community.

 Department needs include candidates with:

·        Experience teaching mathematics education courses, including content and/or methods;

·        Experience teaching introductory courses in mathematical reasoning, algebra, statistics, or precalculus;

·        Experience teaching mathematics courses at the 200 and higher level; and/or

·        Experience with or an appreciation for high impact teaching practices.

 Candidates selected for the renewable positions will provide leadership in foundational mathematics courses, such as by coordinating large-enrolled courses with multiple instructors.

 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 nearly 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 67 bachelor’s, 49 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 June 15, 2023 and continues until positions are filled. Applications should be submitted electronically at 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. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is FCSM-3657L.

 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.

 Please be sure to visit the Applicant Data Form to complete a voluntary on-line form. All data collected are for internal, state, and/or federal reporting and will not be used for other purposes.

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