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CHP-3651L, Lecturer (two positions)

Towson University
Towson, Maryland 21252
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Health Sciences and Public Health Programs
Department of Health Sciences
College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions invites applications for two 9-month lecturers to support the Department of Health Sciences interprofessional oriented undergraduate majors; these include Public Health, Healthcare Management and Allied Health. Full-time appointment will begin in August 2023. Ideal candidates will have adjunct or other teaching experience and enjoy engaging with faculty and students in and out of the classroom. Evidence of interdisciplinary approaches to teaching a highly diverse student population and strong ability to communicate, encourage and mentor students from diverse backgrounds are highly valued. Salary is competitive and includes the State of Maryland benefits package.

A master’s degree relating to one of the department’s health sciences disciplines or related discipline with solid practice skills and knowledge in the above disciplines, or in a closely related area is required. Education and expertise or a deep interest to teach courses face-to-face using current teaching technologies with online and hybrid activities that provide real-life-like classroom experiences relevant to a wide range of health sciences content is required.

Faculty are assigned an instructional workload of eight (8) course units (three credit hours per unit) per academic year. Primary responsibilities include providing high quality instruction in a variety of health sciences and/or public health courses to a diverse population of students. Effective advising and mentorship are important to engage and motivate students as they matriculate through their program and prepare to enter the workforce. Active service participation at the Department, College, University, professional and community levels is expected as is sufficient practical scholarship to ensure current practice.

Department of Health Sciences:
The Health Care Management and Public Health programs are two of nine degree/certificate programs in the interprofessional, team-oriented Department of Health Sciences with over 800 undergraduate majors and graduate majors. The Department offers a Master of Science degree in Health Science with concentrations in Administration or Community Health, and a Health Leadership Post Baccalaureate Certificate. The Health Sciences Department is highly diverse in faculty and student body; candidates must be sensitive and understanding of diverse backgrounds.

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 almost 18,000 undergraduates and nearly 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 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.

Application Process:
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses the posting details, qualifications, and program of primary interest. Applications must also include: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a teaching statement, and (3) a statement describing the applicant’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All application materials should be sent via email Dr. Allison Kabel at akabel@towson.edu. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is CHP-3651L.

In addition, applicants should submit contact information (name, address, email, phone number) for at least three professional references. Letters of application and other correspondence should be addressed to Dr. Allison Kabel.

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

The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety

Please be sure to visit the Applicant Data Form 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.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, as detailed in “A More Inclusive TU: Advancing Equity and Diversity (2020 – 25).” TU is a national leader in inclusive excellence, the only institution in Maryland with zero achievement gap, and 68% growth in minority enrollment over the past 5 years. We encourage applications from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expressions, national origins, ages, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientations and belief backgrounds.

Posted: 2023-03-03 Expires: 2023-04-02

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CHP-3651L, Lecturer (two positions)

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Towson, Maryland 21252

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