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Assistant Professor, National Security and International Politics
Department of Political Science

College of Liberal Arts

The Department of Political Science at Towson University invites applications for a Tenure Track position at the Assistant Professor level to teach courses in the area of National Security and International Politics beginning in the fall semester of 2014.

We are particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research interests include Intelligence and National Security, and Homeland Security Policy. In addition to contributing to the Department’s curriculum, teaching involves participation in the university’s distance learning Integrated Homeland Security Management M.A. program. Applicants must have a Ph. D. in a relevant field of study at the time of application, and prior, full time teaching experience is preferred. All applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and show a strong potential for a productive scholarly program. Interest in pursuing external funding is desirable.

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:
Electronic submissions of applications will not be accepted. Instead, applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one sample of written work, evidence of teaching effectiveness, official transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work, and three letters of recommendation to

Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr.
Department of Political Science
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21252

The deadline for submission of all materials is December 15, 2013.

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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