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Multiple Positions

Towson University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 12, 2022

Towson University ( 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.


Department of Accounting

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning August 2023. Applicants should possess a Ph.D./DBA or equivalent in accounting, or a Ph.D./DBA in a related area with professional certification in accounting. ABD applicants will be considered if all degree requirements are expected to be fulfilled by February 1, 2024. Applicants should have a record or demonstrate the potential for a balanced commitment to excellent teaching, quality research and service. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting, research leading to publications in peer reviewed journals, and university and community service. Faculty 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 workload of seven to eight (7-8) course units. An instructional workload of six (6) course units can be continued if the individual is maintaining qualification as a Scholarly Academic under the college standards. We are seeking candidates who can teach auditing and financial accounting at the intermediate and advanced levels. Candidates with strong backgrounds in data analytics are also desired. Candidates of all areas of specialization are still invited to apply. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position has been filled. CBE-3638


Department of Theatre Arts

Assistant Professor, Theatre Arts

Tenure-track, 9-month Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts beginning August 2023. This new faculty member will specialize in directing and immersive perfor mance creation with a focus on new technology in the arts. MFA or Ph.D. in Theatre or related field. At least three years of professional teaching experience. (This does not include teaching as part of your graduate program). A record of successful performance creation. Candidates should show the potential for ongoing creative or scholarly work. The department is looking for someone who is savvy in media technology as it interacts with the stage, using it as a tool for creative inquiry in tandem with technological developments. The successful candidate will bring experience with integration of technology with directing and/or the creation of original work. This may include devised or immersive work. Additional specialization in dramaturgy is preferred. Candidates will a demonstrated record of successful college-level and teaching and whose work demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in theatre are particularly encouraged to apply. Faculty are assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning in the second year, the standard instructional workload is seven (7) course units per academic year. Directing a mainstage production for the department counts as teaching one course. In addition to new courses, the candidate will develop (such as Introduction to New Technology and Projection Design), a successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach the existing Directing 1 and Ensemble Theatre Laboratory courses and should be able to teach some of the following existing undergraduate courses: Script Analysis, History of Theatre and Drama, and Cultural Diversity in Contemporary Theatre. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. COFAC-3636


Department of Biological Sciences

Assistant Professor of Cell or Molecular Plant Physiology

Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Cell or Molecular Plant Physiology in the Department of Biological Sciences beginning August 2023. Ph.D. in Biological Sciences or related areas of research is required. Demonstrated scholarly ability and research expertise in the area of Plant Physiology or in Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Pathology, Plant Microbiology or Plant Genetics with a focus on physiological processes will be given priority. Individuals with postdoctoral experience and teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring students from a diverse student body including students of color and non-traditional students. Candidates will be expected to establish and maintain a research program while mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in the laboratory and pursuing extramural funding. Primary teaching responsibilities for this tenure-track appointment may include introductory biology lecture and laboratory classes, plant physiology, cell biology, molecular biology and upper-level and graduate level courses in the field of cell and molecular biology. Review of applications begins January 3, 2023 and continues until the position is filled. FCSM-3637

Department of Biological Sciences

Assistant Professor, Microbiology or Virology

9-month, tenure-track appointment in Microbiology or Virology within the Cell and Molecular Biology Area of the Department of Biological Sciences beginning August 2023. Successful applicants are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, to establish a productive research/ scholarly program in microbiology or virology involving undergraduate and master’s students, and to actively pursue extramural funding for that research. Successful candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences and will likely have postdoctoral experience. The candidate’s research program should be in microbiology or virology. Teaching responsibilities will include one or more of the following: microbiology or virology, an upper-level course in cell or molecular biology and an upper-level elective or graduate course in the candidate’s area of specialization. Development of a course-based undergraduate research laboratory class (CURE) is also encouraged and supported. Review of applications begins January 3, 2023 and continues until the position is filled. FCSM-3639

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A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidates 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 ( diversity/employment/data.html) to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose.

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.

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