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Full/Associate Professor-Environmental Science

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Post Date: 08/18/2017
Job Number: 5493664
Category: Faculty - School of Earth and Environment
Facility: Rowan Main Campus
Department: School of Earth & Environment
Status: Regular Full-time
Internal/External: External
Deadline Date: 11/15/2017
Salary: Competitive
Location: Glassboro, NJ
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The School of Earth & Environment at Rowan University seeks to fill a Full/Associate Professor (Tenured) position starting September 1st, 2018 in the forming Department of Environmental Science. The successful candidate will assume the role of Chair of the Department, pending faculty vote in accordance with university and union policy.

We seek outstanding candidates who hold a Ph.D. in Environmental Science or a closely related discipline. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible, extramurally funded research program with outstanding scholarship and to demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students. We seek candidates who have a big picture, global focus -- established international collaborations are a plus. The areas of expertise are open, however, we have particular interests in applicants engaged in the following research: Climate Change, Sea Level, Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality, Biogeochemical Cycles, Ecosystem/Human System Interactions, Natural Disaster Reduction, Water and Watersheds Research, Risk Assessment, and Environmental Sustainability in its many aspects. Scholars hired in the School of Earth & Environment will have superior communication skills and will have demonstrated a deep commitment to sharing their science with the public. We are seeking agents of change, and a willingness to work with governments, NGOs, and industry to solve real-world problems is desired. 

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 17,300 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report

Applications for must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system. Please submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the order listed: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of research agenda including potential funding mechanisms, and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Three letters of recommendation should be sent via email directly to To ensure consideration, please submit your application by Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

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


All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

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