Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics

Department of Mathematics

New Faculty Positions

Full-Time Lecturer in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics of Towson University invites applications for a renewable, non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics beginning August, 2015.

Doctorate preferred but a Master’s degree may be considered. Preference given to candidates who have a record of excellence in teaching a variety of mathematics courses and an interest in undergraduate research.

Teach four 3 credit courses (twelve contact hours) per semester. Teach both undergraduate and graduate courses generally offered to STEM majors which include MATH 267, 273, 274, 275, 331, 369, 374, 436, 465, 467, 475, 635, 671 and 672.

The Department:
The Department of Mathematics ( offers a bachelor’s degree program with concentrations in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, actuarial science and risk management, and mathematics education. Master’s degree programs are offered in applied and industrial mathematics, and in mathematics education. The Mathematics Department is housed within the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics where research, particularly with undergraduates, is strongly supported by the Fisher Endowment. The department currently has 36 tenured/tenure-track faculty and seven full-time lecturers.

Towson University:
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 18,000 undergraduates and approaching 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.

Application Process:
Review of applications begin June 30, 2015 and continue until position is filled. Electronic applications should be submitted as a single PDF file and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page statement on teaching philosophy, and copies of all graduate records. Three letters of reference should also be submitted separately by email. All materials should be sent to Dr. Jay Zimmerman (

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit 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-2880L

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.




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