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

Position ID: 1043-POSTDOC [#24014]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Lecturer
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Towson, Maryland 21252, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computational Fluid Dynaimcs
Application Deadline: 2024/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/12/05, listed until 2024/02/29)
Position Description:    

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

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a full- time, non-tenure track, 9-month postdoctoral position in the Department of Mathematics beginning in August 2024. The position is intended for a recent Ph.D. with outstanding potential in research and excellent teaching. This is a 3-year Lecturer position and carries an annual teaching load of three courses.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in applied mathematics, or a closely related field, before August 15, 2024, and have research interests in applications of computational fluid dynamics to mathematical biology.

The successful candidate will develop a research program under the mentorship of Dr. Herve Nganguia and may collaborate also with other faculty members within the department. They will contribute to the research in Dr. Nganguia’s laboratory and gain experience in supervision of graduate and undergraduate student researchers. Research travel will be supported, and the annual three-course teaching load will be structured to support the candidate’s professional development.

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, 47 master’s, and 7 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 complete applications begins January 15, 2024 and continues until the position is filled. A complete application includes: a cover letter, a CV including a publication list, all graduate transcripts, a statement of research interests and plans, and at least three recommendation letters, including one addressing the candidate’s teaching. Applicants must submit these materials electronically through In addition, they must upload their CV through Towson University's internal application system, Taleo.

Click here to apply. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is FCSM-3731L.

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 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 background.

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Further Info:
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8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252