Assistant Professor, National Security and International Politics
Department of Political Science
The Department of Political Science at Towson University invites applications for a Tenure Track position at the Assistant Professor level to teach courses in the area of National Security and International Politics beginning in the fall semester of 2014.
We are particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research interests include Intelligence and National Security, and Homeland Security Policy. In addition to contributing to the Department’s curriculum, teaching involves participation in the university’s distance learning Integrated Homeland Security Management M.A. program. Applicants must have a Ph. D. in a relevant field of study at the time of application, and prior, full time teaching experience is preferred. All applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and show a strong potential for a productive scholarly program. Interest in pursuing external funding is desirable.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.
Electronic submissions of applications will not be accepted. Instead, applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one sample of written work, evidence of teaching effectiveness, official transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work, and three letters of recommendation to
Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr.
Department of Political Science
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21252
The deadline for submission of all materials is December 15, 2013.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp 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 purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
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.