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FCSM-3334, Assistant Professor in Computer Science Education

Towson University
Towson, Maryland 21252
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Assistant Professor in Computer Science Education

Department of Computer and Information 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 tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the area of Computer Science Education and Learning Sciences beginning August 2020.



PhD, or comparable terminal degree in Computer Science Education, Computer Science with an emphasis in CS education, Learning Sciences, or a related field. Established record of scholarly publications and potential to obtain external funding. Expertise in secondary or undergraduate computer science education, with demonstrated excellence in teaching computer science courses.



The candidate will have the opportunity to lead a new undergraduate degree program in computer science and mathematics secondary education, to be launched in Fall 2020. As such, candidates will be expected to teach courses, manage program development, conduct computer science education research, and advise doctoral students. The candidate will also be expected to collaborate with other teacher preparation programs at Towson University, supervise field experiences, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.


Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS):

The Department offers six primary programs including: an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, and an ABET-accredited cybersecurity program, a Bachelorof Science degree in Information Systems, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, a Master of Science in Applied Information Technology, and a Doctor of Science degree in Information Technology. The Department of Computer and Information Sciences has approximately 43 full-time faculty members, 7 staff members, collectively over 1,700 undergraduate majors in the Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology programs, and approximately 400 graduate students. The Department is placed within the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics. With more than 3,600 undergraduates, 34% of whom are minority students, the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics is one of the fastest growing and most diverse colleges at Towson University. Also within the Fisher College, Towson UTeach, Maryland’s leader in STEM teacher education, offers an innovative, field intensive program for undergraduates in secondary science and mathematics education.


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 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 completed applications begins January 2, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum-vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, research, teaching, and diversity statements, a recent publication, and the name, address, phone and e-mail address of three professional references. Applicants should send their application materials to CSSearch@towson.edu, with "Computer Science Education” clearly listed in the email subject.


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-3334.

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: 2019-10-24 Expires: 2019-11-23

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