New Faculty Positions

Welcome! For 2022-23, we are hiring four tenure-track assistant professors and adjunct professors. The positions along with the application details are listed below.

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences offers six primary programs including: an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, and an ABET-accredited cybersecurity program, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, a Master of Science in Applied Information Technology, and a Doctor of Science degree in Information Technology. The Department of Computer and Information Sciences has approximately 46 full-time faculty members, 8 staff members, collectively over 1,700 undergraduate majors in the Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology programs, and approximately 400 graduate students. The Department is placed within the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics. With more than 3,600 undergraduates, 34% of whom are minority students, the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics is one of the fastest growing and most diverse colleges at Towson University.

Towson University: Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. It is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland, the 12th-largest public university system in the United States. TU is also a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and offers employment opportunities at all levels. TU enrolls over 19,818 undergraduates and more than 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 900 full-time faculty and offers 65 bachelor’s, 46 master’s, and 4 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. 

Assistant Professor in Software Engineering (tenure-track, 2 positions)

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences beginning August 2022.  

Qualifications:
PhD, or comparable terminal degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or a related field. Though highly qualified applicants in all areas of computing will be considered, candidates with an expertise in software engineering in general, software testing, requirements engineering, and/or software development are strongly encouraged to apply. The CIS department has research and teaching strengths in all the above areas, and we are looking to grow our research cluster. 

Responsibilities:
The selected candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop strong research programs, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, apply for external funding, and participate in department activities.  

Application Process:

Review of applications begins December 2, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.  

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum-vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, research, teaching, and diversity statements, a recent publication, and the name, address, phone and e-mail address of three professional references.  

Please click here to apply. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is FCSM-3529. 

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. 

Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity and/or Systems (tenure-track, 2 positions)

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences beginning August 2022.  

Qualifications:
PhD, or comparable terminal degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field. Strong candidates in all areas of computing will be considered, candidates with an expertise in system and/or network security, secure coding, forensics, and reverse engineering are strongly encouraged to apply. The CIS department has research and teaching strengths in all the above areas, and we are looking to grow our research cluster. 

Responsibilities:
The selected candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop strong research programs, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, apply for external funding, and participate in department activities.  

Application Process:

Review of applications begins December 2, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.  

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum-vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, research, teaching, and diversity statements, a recent publication, and the name, address, phone and e-mail address of three professional references.  

Please click here to apply. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is FCSM-3535. 

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. 

Adjunct Professor (multiple positions)

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics is seeking part-time Adjuct Faculty for the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. While one goal of this posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as sections become open during any point of the academic year, there are three specific positions that we would like to fill for the Fall 2021 semester:

  1. Graduate or undergraduate courses in Programming, Database, Data mining and Visual Analytics, Network Security, Mobile and Network Forensics. 
  2. Undergraduate courses in cybersecurity/computer security - specifically operating systems security, network security, and application/software security

Industry experience for adjunct professors is strongly encouraged.

Contracts are for one semester, renewable upon availability of classes and satisfactory job performance.  This posting may or may not result in the hiring of adjuncts.

Qualifications:
Master’s or higher degree in Computer Science or related field; industry and/or previous teaching experience is a plus. Women and candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop instruction objectives; share industry best practices; develop classroom activities to meet learning goals.

Application Process:
Applications will be reviewed immediately as well as kept on file and reviewed as positions become available. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and the name, address, phone and email address of three professional references. The letter of application should explicitly mention specific areas of interest/expertise.  All materials must be submitted electronically. 

Applicants should send their items to with the subject “Adjunct Professor”.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. 

Our commitment to diversity

Please be sure to visit the Applicant Data Form 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-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, as detailed in A More Inclusive TU: Advancing Equity and Diversity (2020 – 25). TU is a national leader in inclusive excellence, the only institution in Maryland with zero achievement gap, and 68% growth in minority enrollment over the past 5 years. We encourage application from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation and belief backgrounds.