The Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics

Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Clinical Assistant Professors
Department of Computer and Information Sciences
School of Emerging Technologies
Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
FCSM-N-2718

Position:
The School of Emerging Technologies and the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Towson University invites applications for two full-time, non‑tenure track clinical assistant professor positions in the Applied Information Technology (AIT) program.

Qualifications:
The positions require industry and professional experience in information technology. Successful applicants will have a doctorate in an information technology related field; candidates with a master’s degree and exceptional industry experience equivalent to a doctorate will be considered.

Responsibilities:
The selected candidates will be expected to teach graduate courses in the Applied Information Technology program, supervise graduate students, and be professionally active. The Applied Information Technology program includes a Master of Science degree and post-baccalaureate certificates in Database Management Systems, Information Security and Assurance, Information Systems Management, Internet Application Development, Networking Technologies, and Software Engineering. Candidates in all areas of specialization will be considered, and teaching excellence is expected. Preference will be given to candidates with interests in cyber security and candidates with the demonstrated capability to attract external funding.

The School of Emerging Technologies:
The School of Emerging Technologies collaborates with the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. The Department has 38 full-time faculty members and offers an ABET/CAC-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, and a Doctorate of Science in Information Technology. Enrollment exceeds 1,300 students, with more than 300 students studying for the M.S. in Applied Information Technology. Since 2002, Towson University has been a designated Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Towson University:
Founded in 1866, Towson University is now recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments, and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational, and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,800 undergraduate and graduate students in 64 undergraduate majors, 44 master’s programs and four doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full‑time faculty who work at Towson University. For additional information, visit http://www.towson.edu.

Application Process:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, current resume, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of professional experience, 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 AITSearch@towson.edu.

Contact Information:

School of Emerging Technologies
Attn: Lisa Loewe
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Email: AITSearch@towson.edu

The review of completed applications will begin October 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp 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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