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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (5 positions)
Towson University
College of Health Professions
Department of Nursing
The Department of Nursing invites established nurse scholars and clinicians, and promising faculty applicants for tenure-track appointment beginning August 2022. The Department seeks to fill five faculty positions at either the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank.
  • A research doctorate with expertise in a respective specialty area is required.
  • Evidence of an active research agenda is also required.
  • Candidates should have experience working with a diverse population ABD applicants considered, with appointment at the instructor rank; all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2023.
  • All candidates are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising.
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Maryland is required.
  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • Candidates wishing to be considered for the rank of Associate Professor should have 6 years of experience teaching in higher education or comparable qualifications, and demonstrate a clear line of research with outcomes.
  • 1) Teaching - provide high quality instruction in a variety of undergraduate and/or graduate nursing courses, advise and mentor a diverse population of students as they matriculate through the program and prepare to enter the profession;
  • 2) Scholarship - development/continuation of a focused area of research that includes refereed publications, professional presentations, external funding, and involvement in scholarly projects with faculty and students;
  • 3) Service – active service participation at the Department, College, University, profession and community levels. Opportunities to serve in department leadership roles also available based on interest and expertise.
Application Process
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until all positions are filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses the posting details and qualifications. Applications must also include:
  • (1) a curriculum vitae,
  • (2) a teaching statement,
  • (3) a research statement that addresses current areas of expertise and future research agenda, and
  • (4) a statement describing the applicant’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
All application materials should be submitted electronically via the application link, preferably in a single PDF file.  In addition, applicants should submit contact information (name, address, email, phone number) for at least three professional references.

Please click https://towson.taleo.net/careersection/fac_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210000TA to apply.

Please note that the search number for which you are applying is CHP-3534.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The University System of Maryland (USM) has recently determined that mandating a COVID vaccine for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM is both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety. As a prospective hire at TU, proof of your full COVID-19 vaccination must be demonstrated before you begin employment with the University.

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, as detailed in A More Inclusive TU: Advancing Equity and Diversity (2020 – 25). TU is a national leader in inclusive excellence, the only institution in Maryland with zero achievement gap, and 68% growth in minority enrollment over the past 5 years.  We encourage application from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation and belief backgrounds.
Position: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (5 positions)
Location: Towson,  MD 
United States
Posting Start Date: 11/16/2021
Date Posted: 11/16/2021
Status: This listing expires on: 12/16/2021
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Towson,  MD 
United States