College of Business and Economics and College of Liberal Arts

Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News & World Report 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 almost 900 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.

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Department of Business Analytics and Technology Management
Assistant Professor – Business Management
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Business Analytics and Technology Management beginning August 2021. This position is full-time with benefits. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Towson University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse and qualified faculty and encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Towson’s dynamic academic and culturally inclusive environment. PhD degree in a discipline pertaining to the department’s primary areas of teaching, including business analytics, supply chain management, project management, MIS, or operations management, from an AACSB accredited program or a closely related discipline is required. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 2022 or earlier. The successful applicants must show competence in teaching business analytics or related courses and demonstrate great potential to develop a research portfolio appropriate to their discipline. The candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and/or graduate courses using various delivery modes (in-class, online or hybrid). The expected teaching load is 18 credit hours (6 classes) per school year with undergraduate class size averaging 32 students per class. Additional responsibilities include service to the Department, the College of Business and Economics, the University, and the profession, such as student mentoring, committee, and interfacing with the business community. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. CBE-3408

Department of Finance
Assistant Professor
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Finance beginning August 2021. PhD in Finance from an AACSB accredited institution. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by August 1, 2021. Evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, advising/mentoring students, commitment to high quality research, and the ability to work in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Professional certifications such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) will be helpful. Faculty assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year. Teach traditional and online format courses within the finance discipline at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Primary areas of interest for teaching and research should be Investments and Corporate Finance. Secondary areas may be Financial Planning. Candidates who can teach new data analytical tools such as Python and/or Tableau are preferred. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. CBE-3405

Department of Management
Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship/Strategy
Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Management beginning August 2021. PhD in Entrepreneurship, Strategy, or Business Administration from an AACSB accredited institution. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by Feb 1, 2022. Applicants will need to demonstrate potential for strong research, excellent teaching, and service aligned with the college’s expected outcomes of impact, innovation, and engagement. Faculty member will be assigned a teaching workload of six (6) courses per academic year in entrepreneurship and strategy such as Entrepreneurship Foundations, Social Entrepreneurship, International Entrepreneurship, and Business Policy & Strategy. Faculty member is expected to pursue research leading to refereed journal publications in the field of entrepreneurship and strategic management. Faculty member is expected to engage in service to the department, college, university, community, and professional associations. The successful candidate will join a department that is committed to scholarly productivity, students’ excellence, and innovative and technology focused experiential teaching. CBE-3404

Department of Marketing
Assistant Professor in Marketing – Sales/Analytics/Strategy
Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Marketing beginning in August 2021. Applicants will need to demonstrate potential for strong research, excellent teaching, and service aligned with the college’s expected outcomes of impact, innovation, and engagement. A PhD/DBA or equivalent in marketing or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited university is required. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2022. The position requires a teaching load of nine credit hours of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in marketing per semester (6 courses per year). Of particular interest are individuals with competency in personal selling/sales management, marketing analytics, and marketing strategy and an ability and desire to support the department’s growing undergraduate sales programs. Faculty are required to conduct research leading to refereed journal publications and engage in university, community and professional association service. The faculty of the Department of Marketing will be conducting preliminary interviews (virtually) in January/February 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. CBE-3406

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice
Assistant Professor in Criminology
Tenure-track, 10-month, Assistant Professor position in Criminology in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice, beginning August 2021. PhD in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Sociology is required. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2022. Research areas in criminology are open, but special consideration will be given to applicants with research interest and teaching experience in at least one of the following areas: violence, violent crime, victims, or gender. The successful candidates will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and to working with a diverse student population on our main campus and at our Towson University Northeast campus in Harford County, MD. The candidate will be required to teach Theories of Crime and/or Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Introduction to Criminology, and other undergraduate courses, depending on the candidate’s area of specialty and needs of the department; maintain an active research agenda with consistent and demonstrated scholarship activity; advise undergraduate students; and participate actively in shared governance. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. CLA-3407

For detailed information on this position, please visit: http://www.towson.edu/provost/prospective/openpositions.html

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. This position is contingent on availability of the funds at the time of hire.

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