FCSM-3424L, Lecturer, Introductory Biology for Health Professions Majors

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Lecturer, Introductory Biology for Health Professions Majors

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 renewable, non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences beginning August 2021.


M.S. in Biology or a related field. Possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Experience teaching introductory biology at the college level.


Teach three four-credit courses per semester of an introductory general biology lecture and lab class for pre-professional students (Biology for the Health Professions: BIOL191/L).  Opportunities to teach other courses in the future may be possible depending on area of expertise and departmental needs.  The successful applicant will also contribute to service activities in the department, college, and/or university.

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 over 18,000 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 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 will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Please submit the following information electronically to Mrs. Sarah Grue ([email protected]), Administrative Assistant, Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University: Letter of application, CV, Teaching statement describing previous teaching experience with diverse student populations. In addition, please also have two letters of reference sent to [email protected].


Mrs. Sarah Grue, Administrative Assistant

Department of Biological Sciences

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001

Email:  [email protected]

Electronic submissions only

Questions about the position should be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Renee Dickie, [email protected]

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-3424L.

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: 6/2/2021
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