Lecturer, Organic Chemistry Department of Chemistry The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics (FCSM)
Position: 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 2021.
Qualifications and Salary: PhD 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.
Responsibilities: A typical teaching load is 24 contact hours (8 courses)/year, with primary teaching responsibilities in both organic chemistry laboratory and lecture. This position will assist in 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: Towson University (www.towson.edu) 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 18,000 undergraduates and approaching 4,000 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.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Applicants must submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org as a single PDF file to apply: curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts from all institutions attended and statement of 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 email@example.com under separate cover.
Enquiries about the position should be directed to:
Dr. Anthony Tierno
Organic Lecturer Search Committee Chair
Department of Chemistry
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/inclusionequity/employment/data.html 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. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: FCSM-3421L.
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).