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Part time Faculty Position


Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

The Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences at Towson University seeks qualified part time faculty to teach upper level and lower level physics and astronomy courses. Courses such as ASTR 161 (General Astronomy I), PHYS 131 (Light and Color), and PHYS 211/212 (General physics) are in particular need of lecturers and lab instructors. The successful candidate should possess a minimum of a B.S. in Physics or strong background in this or a related field.  Times and dates vary depending on the course.

Towson University

Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s 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 undergraduate and graduate students in 62 undergraduate majors, 39 master’s programs and four doctoral programs.  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 728 full-time faculty who work here.

Application Process

Any interested candidates should contact Dr. David Schaefer at dschaefer@towson.edu or call Dr. Schaefer at 410-704-2220.

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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