Human Resource Development
College of Liberal Arts
The Human Resource Development MS degree program in the Psychology Department at Towson University invites qualified individuals to apply for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Human Resource Development, beginning August 2014 and contingent on funding.
Applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and show potential for a productive research program in the fields and sub-disciplines of human resources management and development. Applicants must hold an earned doctorate degree in human resource management or development, industrial or organizational psychology, or a closely related discipline. It is preferred that applicants have experience teaching at the University level as well as a history of professional work experience.
The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching an introductory graduate course in human resources management along with advanced courses in some combination of the following areas: compensation and benefits; staffing, recruiting and selection; training and development; human resource information systems; and/or employee relations. This position will also be responsible for student advising as well as participation on departmental or university committees.
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.
Applicants should assemble an application package that contains the following: a cover letter of application; a statement of philosophy about teaching and research; a curriculum vitae; a sample
of manuscripts or draft articles (no more than three); official graduate transcripts; any evidence of teaching effectiveness; and three letters of recommendation. The application package should be sent to:
Dr. Alan Clardy
Human Resource Development Search Chair
Department of Psychology
8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD, 21252
Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013; the search will continue until the position is filled.
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.