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Assistant/Associate Professor, Neuroscience - School of Biomedical Sciences

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Post Date: 09/17/2013
Job Number: 13GF24100
Category: Faculty - College of Sciences and Mathematics
Facility: Rowan Main Campus
Department: School of Biomedical Sciences
Status: Regular Full-time
Internal/External: External
Deadline Date: 01/15/2014
Salary: Competitive
Location: Glassboro, NJ
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Rowan University is a public school in Glassboro, N.J., with a branch in Camden, N.J., that offers bachelor’s through doctoral programs. In 2012, Rowan introduced a School of Biomedical Sciences and opened the first new M.D.-granting medical school in New Jersey in more than 35 years, Camden-based Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, in conjunction with Cooper University Health Care. In July 2013, Rowan included what is now known as the School of Osteopathic Medicine, in Stratford, currently a part of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, making it only the second university in the nation with two medical schools. Rowan is slated to collaborate with Rutgers-Camden to create a College of Health Sciences in Camden. Recently designated by the State as only the second comprehensive public research institution in New Jersey, Rowan also includes the Rohrer College of Business and colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Graduate and Continuing Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics.

The School of Biomedical Sciences at Rowan University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the area of Neuroscience starting Sept 1, 2014. A Ph.D. in neuroscience or closely related field is required. Successful candidates are expected to have a strong record of research geared towards biomedically relevant topics and be able to successfully compete for external funding.  There is an expectation for leadership opportunities associated with this position.  We seek outstanding candidates who will be able to contribute to the development of new interdisciplinary curricula and research initiatives in the School of Biomedical Sciences. Successful candidate will teach courses in their area of expertise in the School of Biomedical sciences and pursue a research program involving graduate/undergraduate students. The individual will actively participate in the development and implementation of degree programs in Translational Biomedical Sciences.

Starting Date: September 2014

The recently established School of Biomedical Sciences is a multidisciplinary home for new biomedical initiatives and currently consists of one program, the BS in Translational Biomedical Sciences that will admit its first class of undergraduate students in F14. The program is delivered by several faculty members with joint appointments in departments within the College of Science and Mathematics.  It also provides opportunities to collaborate with both the allopathic and osteopathic medical schools at Rowan University.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013 and the deadline date has been extended to January 15, 2014..

The application must be submitted as a single pdf file containing curriculum vitae, a detailed description of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and graduate transcripts (copies acceptable).

Three letters of recommendation should be sent via email directly by references to

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

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