FCSM-N-3042L, Lecturer, Introductory Biology and Cell/Molecular Biology (2 positions)

Towson, Maryland
Feb 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Lecturer, Introductory Biology and Cell/Molecular Biology (Two positions)

Department of Biological Sciences

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for two renewable, non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer positions in the Department of Biological Sciences beginning Spring 2017.

MS or PhD in an appropriate field and experience teaching college freshman preferred. Possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.


Teach four 3 credit courses per semester. Observe experienced instructors and contribute to professional development meetings with other instructors. One position will have the primary responsibility of teaching a lecture/laboratory course in introductory biology for College of Health Professional majors, BIOL 190. The other position will teach an introductory lecture/laboratory course for Biology majors in cellular biology and genetics (BIOL 201), as well as an upper level course in Cell Biology (BIOL 408) or Molecular Biology (BIOL 409).

The Department:

Additional information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at http://www.towson.edu/biology.

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 almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has almost 900 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. Submit curriculum vitae, a one-page statement on teaching philosophy and contact information for two references from teaching supervisors electronically to:

Dr. Brian Masters

Department of Biological Sciences

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252


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