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Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
College of Liberal Arts

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

PhD or equivalent in a relevant field of study or must complete all the requirements for the PhD, except the dissertation, at the time of application.

Teach introduction to metropolitan studies, urban politics, state and local government and other courses in American government. Strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Teaching load is four courses per semester.

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 continues until the position is filled. Send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, sample syllabus for an undergraduate introduction to public administration course, official transcripts to all graduate and undergraduate education and three letters of recommendation to:

Donn Worgs, PhD
Department of Political Science
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate you are an applicant for 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. This position is contingent on the availability of funds at the time of hire.







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