FCSM-N-3142L, Lecturer, Ecology and Biodiversity

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Lecturer, Ecology and Biodiversity

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 a non-renewable, non-tenure track, Lecturer position in the Department of Biological Sciences beginning August 2018.


M.S. in Biology or a related field. Possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.


Teach four 3 credit courses per semester which will include an upper level general ecology class and an introductory course that either focuses on ecology and evolution (BIOL 202) or phylogenetics and biodiversity (BIOL 208). Preference will be given to applicants who also have the background to teach an upper level course in Limnology.

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 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.

Application Process:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Send, electronically, a letter of application describing qualifications a teaching statement describing previous teaching experience, and copies of graduate transcripts, as well as have two letters of reference, sent to:

Dr. Vanessa Beauchamp

Department of Biological Sciences

Fisher College of Science and Mathematics

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001

Email: [email protected]

Electronic submissions only

Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, as well as 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-N-3142L.

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.





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Posted: 3/2/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
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