The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
Position: The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences beginning August 2018.
Qualifications: PhD, or comparable terminal degree, in Computer Science or a related field. Focus of position on Data Science and Analytics. Candidates with expertise in data mining, machine learning, deep learning and big data analytics are encouraged to apply. Candidates will be expected to collaborate with current faculty in data sciences to grow a new Data Science track in the Computer Science master’s program, as well as support data analytics courses in our BS Information Technology and MS Applied Information Technology programs.
Responsibilities:Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop strong research programs, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, apply for external funding, and participate in department activities.
Department of Computer and Information Sciences:The department offers an ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (including specialized tracks in cybersecurity and software engineering), a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science (with a track in Data Science), a Master of Science degree in Applied Information Technology (with a certificate in Health Information Technology), and a Doctor of Science degree in Information Technology. The Department of Computer and Information Sciences has approximately 40 full-time faculty members, collectively over 1,500 undergraduate majors in the Computer Science, Information Systems, and Information Technology programs, and approximately 400 graduate students. The department is a leader in the nation in Cybersecurity education and has been designated as an NSA/DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAF-CDE) since 2002 and as an NSA CAE in Cyber Operations (one of only nineteen such institutions in the nation). The department also offers software engineering specializations at both the undergraduate and graduate levels along with active software engineering student groups. Computer and Information Sciences is housed in 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.
Towson University: Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866. It is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is one of Baltimore’s largest universities 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 applications begins January 2, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, research and teaching statements, 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.
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-N-3133.
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.
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for stu...dy and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).