Multiple Departments Positions

Employer
Towson University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing & Sales, Communications, Media Studies, Public Relations & Advertising, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Professional Fields, Journalism, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
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 Accounting
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning August 2022. 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, 2023. 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. Towson University is the only University System of Maryland institution to have AACSB accreditation for both its business and accounting programs. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the positions have been filled. CBE-3506

Department of Management
Assistant Professor in Strategy/International Business/Entrepreneurship
Tenure-track entry-level Assistant Professor position in Strategy/International Business/Entrepreneurship in the Department of Management, beginning August 2022. Ph.D. in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, International Business, or Business Administration from an AACSB-accredited institution. ABDs with expected graduation date no later than February 1, 2023, will be considered. 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 strategy, international business, and entrepreneurship such as Business Policy & Strategy, International Entrepreneurship, and Multinational Management. Faculty member is expected to pursue research leading to refereed journal publications in the field of 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. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. CBE-3516

Department of Marketing
Assistant Professors in Marketing
Two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Marketing beginning in August 2022. A PhD/DBA or equivalent in marketing or a closely related field from an AACSB-accredited university is required. ABDs with significant progress will be considered if completion of the degree is achieved by February 1, 2023. 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. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working with an ethnically and racially diverse student body. The positions requires a teaching load of nine credit hours of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in marketing per semester (6 courses per year). There are two positions available, one with a teaching focus in consumer behavior and a second position with a teaching focus in marketing analytics. Faculty are required to conduct research leading to refereed journal publications and engage in university, community, and professional association service. These positions are contingent on availability of funds at time of hire. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled. CBE-3505

Department of Economics
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position beginning in Fall 2022. The position is open field. Ph.D. in economics is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of excellence in teaching, scholarly achievement, and demonstrated ability to obtain external funding through grants or contracts. The expected teaching load is 18 credit hours (6 courses) per year. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach Intermediate undergraduate Microeconomics or Macroeconomics. For full consideration, have all application materials on file by November 29, 2021. CBE-3518

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION

Department of Mass Communication
Assistant Professor, Advertising
Tenure track, 10-month Assistant Professor in Advertising in the Department of Mass Communication, beginning August 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Ph.D. in Advertising, Mass Communication, or related fields. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank, and all Doctorate degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2023. Demonstrated success or potential to teach advertising courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants with specialties in legal and ethical issues in advertising, and/or media and audience analytics are preferred. Demonstrate the potential to develop a strong body of scholarship. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply. Research active faculty teach 6 classes over a 10-month academic year with an undergraduate class size of average 20 students per class. Undergraduate teaching may include: Law and Ethics in Advertising and Public Relations, Advertising Media Audience and Analytics, Media Planning, Advertising Campaigns, or Principles of Advertising. Graduate teaching may include: Strategic Communication Law and Ethics, Social Media and Content Strategy, or Mass Communication Research Methods. Opportunities might exist to teach other courses depending on the applicant’s area of specialty and the need of the department. Expected to advise undergraduate students and supervise graduate student theses or professional projects. Scholarly research productivity and service to the department, college, and university are expected. Experience in AAF (American Advertising Federation) advising is a plus. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with a diverse student population and be sensitive to the educational needs of these students. Review of applications starts immediately and continues until the position is filled. COFAC-3509

Department of Mass Communication
Assistant Professor, Journalism and Media Studies
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in Journalism and Media Studies, and a Master’s program in Communication Management in the Department of Mass Communication, beginning January 2022. Earned Ph.D. in journalism or mass communication. Demonstrated success as a classroom teacher with full responsibility for teaching two or more classes in the area of media analysis and literacy, audio production, multimedia storytelling techniques, or qualitative research method. A demonstrated success in research productivity with published articles in peer-reviewed journals in the field. Professional journalism experience in audio production is preferred. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply. 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 per academic year. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities will include such courses as Introduction to Mass Communication, Mass Media & Society, Broadcast Journalism, Magazine Publishing, and Multimedia Reporting Capstone. The primary graduate teaching responsibility is Qualitative Research Methods. Other teaching opportunities might exist in the areas of the candidate’s scholarship and expertise. Undergraduate advising is part of teaching responsibilities. Supervising graduate theses and graduate projects is expected. Scholarly research productivity, programmatic assessment activity, and service to the department, college and university are expected. COFAC-3510

COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Department of Kinesiology
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Athletic Training
Tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position in the Athletic Training Program in the Department of Kinesiology, beginning August 2022. Research Doctoral degree in a Kinesiology-related field. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2023. Minimum of five years of certification and good standing with the Board of Certification (BOC, Inc) and must hold or be eligible to apply for Maryland Licensure as an Athletic Trainer by the start of the appointment. Evidence of scholarship agenda focused in an area related to Kinesiology and/or Athletic Training. Training and expertise to teach Kinesiology courses in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and health and human performance to diverse learners. 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 – research active instructors teach 6 units over a 10-month academic year in a highly diverse, student-centered program; provide high quality instruction in a variety of athletic training and exercise science 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 position is filled. CHP-3513

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
Department of Family Studies and Community
Development Assistant Professor
Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Studies and Community Development, beginning August 2022. This position is intended to address Towson University moving toward an R2 status that emphasizes increased scholarship and grant activity. Doctoral degree in Family Science or related field [ABD applicants with on-going progress will be considered, if all degree requirements are complete by February 1, 2023]. Strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Demonstrated success or potential to teach Family Science courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Demonstrated potential to develop a strong body of scholarship including the potential to secure external funding. Demonstrated service to community, university, and/or field. Faculty will be assigned an instructional workload that includes a range of undergraduate courses. Undergraduate advising is part of teaching responsibilities. Scholarly research productivity, including the securing of external grants, and service to the department, college, and university are expected. Additional duties may be assigned based upon applicant qualifications and departmental needs. Review of applications begins Friday, January 7, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. CLA-3508

Department of Geography & Environmental Planning
Assistant Professor of Climatology
Tenure-Tenure track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in Climatology starting in August 2022. Ph.D. in geography. Ph.D. in cognate field will be considered. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 2023. Candidates should have expertise in climatology, weather, and physical geography; they should have strong quantitative and geospatial capabilities. Specialization in urban climatology is encouraged. Candidates should feel comfortable teaching undergraduate classes in physical geography, climate change and society, meteorology, climatology, applied climatology, and quantitative methods. Towson University places a high priority on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion and candidates must be sensitive to the needs of, and possess an interest in working with, a diverse student body. Experience with innovative teaching or the potential to engage undergraduate and graduate students in critical and dynamic ways are highly desirable. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate introductory courses and other existing or newly developed undergraduate and/or graduate courses that align with faculty area(s) of expertise. Research responsibilities include maintaining a record of scholarly research and publication. The University is striving to achieve Carnegie’s R2 status and thus prioritizes grant funded research. Other responsibilities include advising students in major and minor programs and service to the Department, College and Institution. Opportunities exist for contributing to other academic programs, including, but not limited to Environmental Science and Studies, Computer and Information Sciences, and Metropolitan Studies. Review of completed applications begins December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. CLA-3512

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. The University System of Maryland (USM) has recently determined that mandating a COVID vaccine for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM is both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety. As a prospective hire at TU, proof of your full COVID-19 vaccination must be demonstrated before you begin employment with the University.

Please be sure to visit the Applicant Data Form, at https://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/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.

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 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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