Assistant/Associate Professors, Nursing
Department of Nursing
College of Health Professions
Towson University is inviting established scholars and promising junior faculty applicants for three full time, 10-month tenure track positions beginning August of 2014. Responsibilities include
Undergraduate and graduate instruction; academic advising; scholarly research activities; and university and community service.
Successful candidates are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising and demonstrate evidence of a program of research eligible for external funding. Applicants are required to have an earned research doctorate in nursing or related field (i.e. PhD or EdD) and master’s degree in nursing with expertise in a respective specialty area. Applicants with expertise in the following areas will be given preference: Psychiatric Mental Health, Maternal-Child and Women’s Health, and Adult Health. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Maryland is required. Two years of recent experience in teaching and/or practice related to the candidate’s clinical specialty is preferred. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students is also preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Academic appointment is commensurate with qualifications. ABD candidates are eligible but appointment will be at the instructor rank. All degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2015.
The Department of Nursing is CCNE accredited with approximately 400 undergraduate students. The department offers master’s programs in nursing education and nursing administration. There are currently over 100 students enrolled in graduate studies. Post-baccalaureate/post-master’s certificates in nursing education are available. The Department of Nursing also offers the baccalaureate and master’s degrees at the Western Maryland Hagerstown campus, a regional center within the University System of Maryland.
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 almost 18,000 undergraduates and 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.
A completed application should include a letter of application, current curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation and an official graduate transcript. Additional supporting materials may be requested from finalists. Address to:
Dr. Kimberly Christopher, Chairperson
Department of Nursing
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary online 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.