FISHER COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS
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.
FISHER COLLEGE OF SCIENCE &
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Assistant Professor in Data Sciences and Distributed Systems
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences beginning August 2021. Ph.D., or comparable terminal degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or a related field. Highly-qualified applicants in all areas of Computer Sciences will be considered. Candidates with an expertise in data sciences will be preferred. With existing undergraduate and graduate courses in data science and ongoing research in utilizing data science in cybersecurity, software engineering and geographic information systems; a successful candidate will have expertise in teaching and research in one or more of the following areas: data analytics/visualization, big data, machine learning, and data/ text mining. Particular interest will be given to those who complement one of the department’s current strengths. The selected candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop strong research programs, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, apply for external funding, and participate in department activities. The review of completed applications will begin February 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. FCSM-3409
Department of Mathematics
Two tenure-track 10-month Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Mathematics beginning August 2021. 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 candidates 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. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled. FCSM-3403
For detailed information on these positions, 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. These positions are contingent on availability of the funds at the time of hire.