New Faculty Positions

Welcome! We are hiring for multiple tenure-track assistant professor positons, clinical assistant professor positions and adjunct professors. The positions along with the application details are listed below.  

The Department of CIS 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. We have approximately 43 full-time faculty members, 7 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. Also within the Fisher College, Towson UTeach, Maryland’s leader in STEM teacher education, offers an innovative, field intensive program for undergraduates in secondary science and mathematics education.

Towson University: Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's as one of the top public universities in the nation and is classified by Carnegie as a Doctoral Professional University. Towson is also nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. As 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 22,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. 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 faculty who work here.


Open-rank Clinical Position in Systems Administration

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Towson University invites applications for a full-time clinical position. Expected start date is August 2020.

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences is looking to expand its offerings in the area of systems administration and engineering within the information technology (IT) major. The position will be focused on teaching courses in systems administration, scripting, and systems architecture. The primary responsibility for this position will be teaching and service in the IT program, though scholarship will be encouraged as well.

Highly qualified applicants in other areas of Information Technology and Applied Computer Science will be considered. We are also particularly interested in candidates with community college experience (teaching and or significant interface in other activities).

A Ph.D., or comparable terminal degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or a related field. The selected candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor students and participate in department activities. The ideal candidate may be involved in the administration of the community college focused IT major at Towson University in Northeastern Maryland. Current community college faculty (with doctorates) looking to move to a four-year institution will make good candidates. 

Application Process:
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. Applicants should send their application materials to , with your area (“Systems Administration”) clearly listed in the email subject.

The review of completed applications will begin January 15th, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.


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 courses in Programming, Database, 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.

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.

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”.

Our committment to diversity

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-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 ( Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.