CHP-3415, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Job description

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

College of Health Professions

Department of Nursing



The College of Health Professions invites established scholars and clinicians, and promising faculty applicants for three full time, tenure-track, 10-month positions beginning August 2021.


A research doctorate and master’s degree in nursing with expertise in a respective specialty area are required. Evidence of sustainable nursing scholarship agenda is also required. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2022. All candidates are expected to possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and advising. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Maryland is required. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations is necessary. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Academic rank as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor will be commensurate with qualifications and university promotion and tenure criteria.


1)Teaching - provide high quality instruction in a variety of undergraduate and/or graduate nursing courses, advise and mentor students as they matriculate through the program and prepare to enter the profession; 2) Scholarship - development/continuation of a focused area of scholarship 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.

The Department:

The department of Nursing is one of five departments in the College of Health Professions and CCNE accredited with approximately 825 pre-licensure undergraduate students. The department offers a large associate to bachelor’s program as well. Student admission is highly competitive. The department of Nursing offers the baccalaureate degrees at the Western Maryland Hagerstown campus, a regional center within the University System of Maryland and Towson University Northeast campus, which is located in Bel Air, Maryland.

Towson University:

Towson University (TU) 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.

Please click here to apply. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is CHP-3415.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

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: 2/16/2021
Application Due: 4/17/2021
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