Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor in Systems Administration
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
The Jess and Mildred College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor position in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences beginning August 2021.
PhD or comparable terminal degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or a related field. Current community college faculty (with doctorates) looking to move to a four-year institution will make good candidates. Based on experience, appointment at the Clinical Associate Professor rank will be considered.
Highly qualified applicants in other areas of Information Technology and Applied Computer Science will be considered. We are also particularly interested in candidates with community college experience (teaching and or significant interface in other activities).
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor students and participate in department activities. The ideal candidate may be involved in the administration of the community college focused IT major at Towson University in Northeastern Maryland (TUNE, http://bit.ly/ 36rXRDP).
The Department of Computer and Information Sciences is looking to expand its offerings in the area of systems administration and engineering within the information technology (IT) major. The position will be focused on teaching courses in systems administration, scripting, and systems architecture. The primary responsibility for this position will be teaching and service in the IT program, though scholarship will be encouraged as well.
Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS):
The Department offers six primary programs including: an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, and an ABET-accredited cybersecurity program, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, a Master of Science in Applied Information Technology, and a Doctor of Science degree in Information Technology. The Department of Computer and Information Sciences has approximately 46 full-time faculty members, 8 staff members, collectively over 1,700 undergraduate majors in the Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology programs, and approximately 400 graduate students. The Department is placed within the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics. With more than 3,600 undergraduates, 34% of whom are minority students, the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics is one of the fastest growing and most diverse colleges at Towson University.
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 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 of 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.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum-vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, research, teaching, and diversity statements, a recent publication, and the name, address, phone and e-mail address of three professional references. Applicants should send their application materials to CSSearch@towson.edu, with your area (“Systems Administration”) clearly listed in the email subject.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has 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).