Department of English
College of Liberal Arts
The English Department of Towson University has
two openings for lecturer positions, teaching
primarily composition. Background or graduate
work in composition theory is a plus. Lecturers
teach four courses per semester; salary will be
$32,000-$36,000, depending upon degree (Master's
minimum). There are some additional benefits. Contracts are annual and renewable.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News and World Report 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 28 acres, the string 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.
To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae,
evidence of teaching excellence, and a statement of
teaching philosophy to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please address your letter to:
George Hahn, Chair
Department of English
(if necessary, application materials may be sent by mail to: Department of English, 8000 York Rd.; Towson, MD 21252-0001).
Applications must be received by Friday, May 24, 2013, in order to be considered.
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.