The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
Position: The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Department of Mathematics beginning in August, 2019.
Qualifications: The candidates must have a Master’s degree in Mathematics Education. A commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching is required. Candidates with strong mathematics coursework on their undergraduate or graduate transcript are given preference.
The ideal candidate will have experience in mathematics education, teaching content and/or methods courses to preservice elementary school teachers; outreach work to schools; experience doing professional development with in-service teachers.
Responsibilities:The instructional workload is 24 contact hours per year; typical courses are 3 or 4 contact hours. Additionally, workload includes departmental service, such as coordinating a lower level course or responsibility for an ongoing departmental outreach partnership, in addition to participation on department wide committees.
Towson University: Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, recognized by U. S. News and World Reports 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 more than 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 900 full-time faculty, and offers 65 bachelor’s, 42 master’s, and 4 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.
Application Process:Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted electronically through www.mathjobs.org. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, all graduate transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement, and at least three recommendation letters addressing the candidate’s teaching.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/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. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: FCSM-N-3266L.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).