Department of Nursing
College of Health Professions
Department of Nursing
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Faculty Positions
Towson University is inviting established scholars and promising junior faculty applicants for full time, 10-month tenure track positions beginning August of 2013. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate instruction; academic advising; scholarly research activities; and university and community service.
Successful candidates are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising and demonstrate evidence of a program of research eligible for external funding. Applicants are required to have an earned research doctorate in nursing or related field (i.e. PhD or EdD) and master’s degree in nursing with expertise in a respective specialty area. Applicants with expertise in the following areas will be given preference: Psychiatric Mental Health, Maternal-Child and Women’s Health, Adult Health, and Community Health. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Maryland is required. Two years of recent experience in teaching and/or practice related to the candidate’s clinical specialty is preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Academic appointment is commensurate with qualifications. ABD candidates are eligible but appointment will be at the instructor rank. All degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2014.
The Department of Nursing is CCNE accredited with approximately 350 undergraduate students. The department offers master’s programs in nursing education and nursing administration. There are currently over 100 students enrolled in graduate studies. Post-baccalaureate/post-master’s certificates in nursing education are available. The Department of Nursing also offers the baccalaureate and master’s degrees at the Western Maryland Hagerstown campus, a regional center within the University System of Maryland.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. 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 and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 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 780 full-time faculty who work here.
A completed application should include a letter of application, current curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation and an official graduate transcript. Additional supporting materials may be requested from finalists. Address to:
Dr. Kimberly Christopher, Chairperson
Department of Nursing
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary online applicant date form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
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.