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Lecturer in Legal Studies
College of Business and Economics

Towson University’s College of Business and Economics invites applications for a lecturer in Legal Studies for spring 2013.

Position:
A successful candidate will teach Legal Environment of Business, Business Law, and other business law-related courses in the program. Applicants should have a terminal degree in law (J.D. or equivalent) from an accredited institution and possess at least three (3) years of experience as a practicing attorney or judicial clerk.

Qualifications:
Applicants should hold a current, active license to practice law in Maryland, or another state or be able to become licensed within 12 months. Prior experience teaching at the college level is preferred, but not required if applicant can demonstrate strong teaching ability during the interview process. The position requires a teaching load of 4 courses per semester. The salary is competitive. Review of resumes will continue until the position is filled.

Towson University:
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 841 full-time faculty who work here.

Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current vita, official transcripts and three letters of reference to:

Towson University
Legal Studies Program
Stephens Hall, Room 102
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21252

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been 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.


 

 

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