Lecturer

Towson University, Department of Family Studies and Community Development
Posting Date
Towson University

The Towson University College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a non-tenure track, 10-month Lecturer position in the Department of Family Studies and Community Development beginning August, 2019.

Responsibilities

Lecturers’ duties include teaching, advising, and service. Lecturers are expected to teach four courses each semester. These may include, but are not limited to, Introduction to Family Studies, Family Resources, and Ethics in Human Services.

The Department of Family Studies and Community Development provides undergraduate learning opportunities through majors in family and human services and family science. Family and humans services majors, select from one of four tracks: services for children and youth, human services, nonprofit leadership, or introduction to child life. Each track has a distinct focus on community engagement, which serve to link the academic unit to the broader community. The department offers two graduate programs: Child Life, Administration, and Family Collaboration (M.S.) and Leadership in Jewish Education and Communal Services (M.A). It also offers two post baccalaureate certificates: Family-Professional Collaboration, Jewish Communal Services and Jewish Education.

Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in Family Studies or a related field.

Organization Summary

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. TU is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls approximately 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has 900 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.

Job Overview

Location

Towson University
8000 York Road, LA 2210
Towson, MD 21252
United States

How to Apply

Review of applications begins March 31, 2019 and continues until position is filled. Electronic submissions are welcomed and encouraged. Send a letter of interest stating area of specialization, philosophy of teaching, curriculum vitae, and three signed letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Bethany Willis Hepp, Search Committee Chair
Department of Family Studies and Community Development
Towson University
8000 York Road Towson, MD 21252
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 410-704-3612

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: CLA-N-3242L

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.

Application Deadline
Open until position is filled.