Lecturer, Organic Chemistry (FCSM-3269L)

Lecturer, Organic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics


The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a renewable, non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Department of Chemistry beginning August, 2019.


A Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry, or a closely related field is required.  Applicants should possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, and an interest in organic lab curriculum development.


A typical teaching load is 24 contact hours (8 courses)/year, with primary teaching responsibility in the organic chemistry teaching labs.  This position will assist in providing coordination of ongoing efforts to update our organic curriculum.  The term of the position is initially for 1 year and renewable thereafter for 1 to 3 year terms.

Towson University

About TU

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 over 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 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

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts from all institutions attended, and a statement on teaching philosophy (no longer than 2 pages) including the role of the organic teaching lab.  Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to organicsearch@towson.edu.  Electronic submission of application materials as a single PDF file is required to organicsearch@towson.edu.  Enquiries about the position should be directed to: 

  • Dr. Tim Brunker
    Organic Lecturer Search Committee Chair
    Department of Chemistry
    Towson University
    8000 York Road
    Towson, MD 21252

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is FCSM-N-3269L.               .

Applicant Data Form

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