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Department of Mathematics
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics of Towson University has an opening for a full-time lecturer starting August 2014. A Master’s degree in mathematics is required, but a doctorate in mathematics is preferred. Also preference will be given to candidates who have a record of excellence in teaching a variety of mathematics courses. The successful candidate will teach four course units (twelve contact hours) per semester. The salary range is $40,000-$45,000.

The position is renewable contingent upon a positive review and provides some benefits (see information for lecturers at

The Department of Mathematics offers bachelor’s degree programs in pure mathematics, applied mathematics, actuarial science and risk management, and mathematics education. Master’s degree programs are offered in applied and industrial mathematics, and mathematics education.

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

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and copies of all graduate transcripts and arrange for two letters of recommendation via e-mail to or by mail to:

Dr. Lawrence Shirley
Department of Mathematics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, March 28, 2014.

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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