Multiple Postiitons

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 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 EDUCATION
Department of Elementary Education
Assistant Professor in Literacy Education
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in Literacy Education in the Department of Elementary Education beginning August 2021. An earned Doctorate in Literacy, Curriculum and Instruction, or closely related field. Three years PreK-12 teaching experience. Experience as a Reading Specialist or related work. Ability to teach courses related to: Reading Assessment, Reading Abilities & Disabilities, Reading Instruction, Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Pedagogies, and Professional Development for Literacy Educators. Emerging record of undergraduate and/or graduate teaching experience. Demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity. Commitment to collaborations with colleagues and schools. Knowledge of and experience with integrating technology in teacher education. Experience in multicultural, diversity, and power and privilege practice. Commitment to issues of equity, inclusion and global perspectives. Candidates with specialization in literacy assessment, and working with a variety of developing readers are strongly encouraged to apply. Faculty will be assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year, the workload reverts back to the standard instructional load of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year. Scholarly research productivity, program assessment activity, and service to the department, college, and university are expected. Faculty may teach on campus, online, or at external locations. The Department offers coursework in graduate and undergraduate literacy education. The candidate should be prepared to teach in the Graduate Reading Education Program (pre-K through adult emphasis) and in the undergraduate Elementary Education Program (K-6), as well as offer expertise in diverse populations and cultural contexts. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
COE-3417

COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS 
Department of Kinesiology
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Physical Education/Teacher Education
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position in the Physical Education/Teacher Education Program in the Department of Kinesiology beginning August 2021. Doctoral degree in Physical Education/Teacher Education, Heath Education/ Teacher Education, or Health and Physical Education. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2022. Evidence of scholarship agenda focused in an area related to Health and/or Physical Education/Teacher Education is required. Training and expertise to teach courses in physical education and/or health education and kinesiology related courses in health, wellness and fitness are required. Experience teaching K-12 physical education, health education and/or health and physical education is required. Candidates wishing to be considered for the rank of associate professor should have 6 years experience teaching in higher education or comparable qualifications, and demonstrate a clear line of scholarship with outcomes. Primary responsibilities include: 1) TEACHING – provide high quality instruction in a variety of health and/or physical education/teacher education courses and advise and mentor students as they matriculate through the program and prepare to enter the profession; 2) SCHOLARSHIP – development/continuation of a focused area of scholarship that includes refereed publications, professional presentations, external funding, and involvement in scholarly projects with faculty and students; 3) SERVICE – active service participation at the Department, College, University, Profession and community levels. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. CHP-3414

Department of Nursing
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Three full time, tenure-track, 10-month positions beginning August 2021. A research Doctorate and Master’s degree in nursing with expertise in a respective specialty area are required. Evidence of sustainable nursing scholarship agenda is also required. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2022. All candidates are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Maryland is required. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations is necessary. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Academic rank as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor will be commensurate with qualifications and university promotion and tenure criteria. 1) Teaching - provide high quality instruction in a variety of undergraduate and/or graduate nursing courses, advise and mentor students as they matriculate through the program and prepare to enter the profession; 2) Scholarship - development/continuation of a focused area of scholarship that includes refereed publications, professional presentations, external funding, and involvement in scholarly projects with faculty and students; 3) Service – active service participation at the Department, College, University, Profession and community levels. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled. CHP-3415

Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Assistant Professor, Audiology
Two tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology beginning August, 2021. Research Doctoral degree (PhD) degree in audiology or related area. ABD applications will be considered with initial appointment at the Instructor rank; all degree requirements must be completed by February 2022. The Department encourages applicants to apply who have ASHA CCC-A certification and current (or eligible for) Maryland licensure. Candidates should have research, clinical, and/or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: advanced diagnostics, vestibular diagnosis, auditory processing disorders, hearing aids, aural rehabilitation, and/or electrophysiology. Teach audiology-related courses in the Audiology Clinical Doctoral (AuD) and Bachelor’s degree programs in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Towson University. Undergraduate and graduate class instruction, research, and university, community, and professional service. Supervision of clinical services may also be included. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled. CHP-3413

Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
Assistant Professor in Speech-Language Pathology
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology beginning August 2021. Applicants should have a research doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in speech-language pathology. ABD applications will be considered with initial appointment at the Instructor rank; all degree requirements must be completed by February, 2022. ASHA CCC-SLP certification and current (or eligibility for) Maryland licensure are required. Candidates should have research, clinical, and/or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: voice disorders, motor speech disorders, and/or neurogenic communication disorders. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate class instruction, research, and university, community, and professional service. Clinical supervision may also be included. Teach speech-language pathology-related courses in the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. CHP-3416

THE JESS AND MILDRED FISHER COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
Department of Chemistry
Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry beginning August 2021. Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry required and postdoctoral experience highly desired. The department is particularly interested in candidates whose research interests complement existing strengths in synthetic organic chemistry and organometallic chemistry, and highly qualified candidates in all areas of organic chemistry will receive full consideration. Candidates who bring diverse viewpoints to their teaching and research efforts, and those with experience working with diverse student populations are particularly encouraged to apply. Salary shall be commensurate with experience. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in organic chemistry with the opportunity to teach upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate is expected to establish and sustain a competitive research program involving undergraduate students; pursue extramural funding; and publish in peer-reviewed journals. Faculty members are assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning in the second year, the workload reverts back to the standard instructional workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units per academic year and research active faculty may request to replace one course unit with their research activity. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. FCSM-3410

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.

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