The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics FCSM-3403
Position: The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for two tenure-track 10-month Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Mathematics beginning August 2021.
Candidates must possess a PhD (or equivalent) in mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics by August 2021. For one position, the department’s needs include actuarial science, risk management, probability or statistics. For the second position, the department’s needs include operations research, computational mathematics or analysis. Outstanding candidates in other mathematical fields matching faculty research interests will be given full consideration.
Faculty are assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units (three credit hours each) per academic year. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching mathematics at all levels is essential. The successful candidate will establish a productive research program with an interest in research with undergraduate and graduate students, and show a willingness to pursue external funding opportunities.
Towson University 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 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 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.
The Department of Mathematics has 51 full-time faculty and over 200 math majors. We offer a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, with concentrations in Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics and Secondary Education, as well as three Master’s degrees in Actuarial Science and Predictive Analytics, Applied and Industrial Mathematics, and Secondary Education.
Towson University is recognized as a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries. Candidates with credentials from the Society of Actuaries will receive appropriate salary consideration.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.
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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).