The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at Towson University invites applications for one tenure-track position in its Computer Science (CS) program.
Qualifications: The position requires a Ph.D. in Computer Science with specialization in computer/cyber security. The selected candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, apply for external research funding and conduct research, supervise graduate students, and participate in department activities.
The Department: The Department offers an ABET/CAC-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, and a Doctor of Science degree in Information Technology. In addition, the Department collaborates with the School of Emerging Technologies in offering a Master of Science degree in Applied Information Technology. The Department of Computer and Information Sciences has 39 full-time faculty members, collectively over 1,000 undergraduate majors in the Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology programs, and approximately 200 graduate students. Since 2002, the computer security tracks in the undergraduate and graduate CS/AIT programs have made Towson University a designated Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. Towson University:
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here. Applications: Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, a recent research paper, and the name, address, phone and e-mail address of three professional references. All materials must be submitted electronically. Applicants should send their items to CSSearch@towson.edu . Contact information: Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Attn: Marcy Krawczyk, 8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252. Email: CSSearch@towson.edu . The review of completed applications will begin March 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp  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 purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
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. This position is contingent on the availability of funds at the time of hire.