Visiting Assistant Professor

Towson University

  • Academic Faculty - Non Tenure
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology Department of Biological Sciences

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics FCSM-N-3268


The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a one- year with the possibility of renewal for second year, non-tenure track, 10-month Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Department of Biological Sciences beginning August 2019.


PhD in appropriate field. Possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching.


Teach the equivalent of eight 3 credit courses per academic year as well as engage in service activities to the department. Teaching responsibilities may include upper-level Cell or Molecular Biology lectures, a Molecular Biology Laboratory course, or other courses in these areas.

The Department:

Additional information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at

Towson University:

Towson University ( 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 approaching 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 completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit curriculum vitae, a one-page statement on teaching philosophy, and letters from two references. Application materials must be submitted electronically in PDF or Word format to:

Mrs. Sarah Grue

Department of Biological Sciences Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252-0001


Direct inquiries to:

Dr. Barry Margulies VAP-CMB Search Chair

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

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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.

Education Requirement:
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • molecular cell biology
  • molecular biology
Department of Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences
8000 York Rd.
Towson , MD 21252
Barry Margulies,