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Department of Political Science
College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Political Science Department to begin August 2014.

Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant field of study, or must have completed all the requirements for the Ph.D., except the dissertation (ABD), at the time of the application.
Must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Teaching load is four courses per semester.

Teach courses in constitutional law, civil rights and civil liberties and constitutional protections as well as an introduction to law course.

Towson University:
Towson University ( 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.

Application Process:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, sample syllabus for an undergraduate constitutional law course, focusing on judicial review, separation of powers, and federalism, official transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate education and three letters of recommendation to:

Prof. Jack Fruchtman
Department of Political Science
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit 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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