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Full-Time Lecturer Position
Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences
Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

The Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences at Towson University seeks a qualified full-time lecturer to teach upper level and lower level geology courses.


Lower level courses such as GEOL 121 (Physical Geology) are in particular need of lecturers and lab instructors. The successful candidate will teach twelve contact hours per semester and participate in other aspects of the program.

A Master’s degree is required, but a Doctorate in geology or a related field is preferred.

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:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and the name, address, phone and e-mail address of three professional references. All materials must be submitted electronically. Applicants should send their items to Dr. Rachel Burks at .

Dr. Rachel Burks, Professor
Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geoscience
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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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