Position: The College of Business and Economics invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Department of Finance beginning August 2021.
MS in Finance or an MBA with a Finance specialization from an accredited institution with at 1-3 years of teaching experience at the college level. Possess practical work experience that is relevant to the teaching area and is significant in duration, currency, and level of responsibility, at the time of hiring. This must continue up to five years after hiring. A successful candidate will have the ability to teach the introductory course in Financial Management for both business and non-business majors, or other Finance or Financial Planning courses as needed by the department. Being flexible to the scheduling needs of the department is required. The position calls for the person hired to be able to teach at all campuses where Towson University class are offered including the main campus and the TU Northeast (TUNE) campus in Harford County.
Teaching load of four face-to-face courses per semester. Once hired, retaining professional qualification requires evidence of continuous learning during the most recent five-year period. Lecturers who remain employed in their area of expertise are deemed to be maintaining currency. Additional responsibilities include advising of majors and serving on committees at the department, CBE, and/ or University levels.
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 almost 20,000 undergraduates and more than 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 900 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 47 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. Kindly submit a letter of application, current vitae, official transcripts and three letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
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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.
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).