CHP-N-3148, Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate Professor
Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Nursing
College of Health Professions
The College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate Professor position in the Department of Nursing beginning August 2018.
Research or practice doctorate and master’s degree in nursing with expertise in a respective specialty area. ABD candidates are eligible but appointment will be at the instructor rank; all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2019. Candidates for tenure track positions must demonstrate evidence of a program of research eligible for external funding Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Maryland is required. Experience with simulation and two years of recent experience in teaching and/or practice related to the candidate’s clinical specialty is preferred. Willingness to work on the Hagerstown campus is required. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students is also preferred. Academic rank as an Assistant/Associate Professor will be commensurate with qualifications and university promotion and tenure criteria. All candidates are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising.
Undergraduate and graduate instruction; academic advising; scholarly research activities; and university and community service. Teaching at the Hagerstown campus will be required.
The Department of Nursing is one of six departments in the College of Health Professions and CCNE accredited with approximately 425 undergraduate students. The department offers master’s programs in nursing education and nursing administration. There are currently over 50 students enrolled in graduate studies. Post-baccalaureate/post-master’s certificates in nursing education are available. Student admission is highly competitive. 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.
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 one of Baltimore’s largest universities, 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.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts and contact information (name, address, email, phone number) for at least three professional references. Submission of material as PDS attachments is strongly encouraged. Application material should be directed to the Department Chair:
Dr. Hayley Mark
Department of Nursing
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
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.