Department of Business Analytics and Technology Management
College of Business and Economics
The College of Business and Economics invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Business Analytics and Technology Management beginning August 2021. This position is full-time with benefits. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Towson University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse and qualified faculty and encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Towson’s dynamic academic and culturally inclusive environment.
A PhD degree in a discipline pertaining to the department’s primary areas of teaching, including business analytics, supply chain management, project management, MIS, or operations management, from an AACSB accredited program or a closely related discipline is required. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 2022 or earlier.
The successful applicants must show competence in teaching business analytics or related courses and demonstrate great potential to develop a research portfolio appropriate to their discipline. The candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and/or graduate courses using various delivery modes (in-class, online or hybrid). The expected teaching load is 18 credit hours (6 classes) per school year with undergraduate class size averaging 32 students per class. Additional responsibilities include service to the Department, the College of Business and Economics, the University, and the profession, such as student mentoring, committee, and interfacing with the business community.
Department of Business Analytics and Technology Management:
The Department currently has 15 full-time faculty including 11 tenured and tenure-track faculty with outstanding research records covering supply chain management, MIS, project management, operations management, security, business analytics, and other disciplines. Faculty are also actively engaged in the Baltimore Metropolitan business communities. The Department offers both graduate programs, including MS in supply chain management and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in project management, and undergraduate degrees, including business system and processes, project management and business analysis. The Department also supports a variety of core courses for the College, including business analytics, information technology and operations management.
College of Business and Economics:
To educate future business leaders, the College of Business and Economics is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research by bridging theory to business practice with innovative academic programs. The College of Business and Economics is accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. With nearly 3,400 students, it conducts undergraduate business programs with majors/concentrations in an array of business fields and offers a growing number of graduate programs including M.S. in supply chain management, M.S. in marketing intelligence and M.S. in accounting and business advisory services. The College plays a prominent role in providing leadership to local/regional firms, governments, and non-profit organizations.
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is 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 18,000 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 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.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
Click here to apply. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is CBE-3408.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
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).