New Faculty Positions

(2) Full-time Lecturer Positions - and - Adjunct Professor Positions

Department of Computer and Information Sciences
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
Towson University

Full-time Lecturer Position

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Towson University invites applications for full-time Lecturer positions to start Spring 2018 semester. This is a non-tenure track appointment. There are two positions:

  1. A permanent funded position with the individual reviewed for re-appointment every year.
  2. A second position for Spring 2018 with a possibility of re-appointment in Fall 2018.

Expectations: The position requires a master's or higher degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or equivalent.  Demonstrated part-time or full-time teaching experience is required; experience of teaching undergraduate programming (Java) and information technology courses (system administration, scripting) is preferred. Lecturers are expected to teach day and evening undergraduate courses, and participate in departmental activities.

Department of CIS: The Department offers an ABET/CAC-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, including specialized tracks in cybersecurity and software engineering, 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 degree in Applied Information Technology, and a Doctor of Science degree in Information Technology. The Department of Computer and Information Sciences has approximately 40 full-time faculty members, collectively over 1400 undergraduate majors in the Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology programs, and approximately 400 graduate students.

Towson University: Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.   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. Towson enrolls more than 22,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields.

Materials: 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 via email to: with the word “Lecturer” in the subject line.

Review will begin 11/10/2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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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 2018 semester:

  1. Graduate or undergraduate course in Data mining and Visual Analytics
  2. Undergraduate courses in cybersecurity/computer security - specifically operating systems security, network security, and application/software security 
  3. Undergraduate courses in System Administration and Networking 

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 subject “Adjunct Professor”

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