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Instructor/Assistant Professor, Chemistry & Biochemisty, Full Time Temp

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Post Date: 06/17/2016
Job Number: 5287671
Category: Faculty - College of Science and Mathematics
Facility: Rowan Main Campus
Department: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Status: Temporary Full-time
Internal/External: External
Deadline Date: 07/01/2016
Salary: Competitive
Location: Glassboro, NJ
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Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is one of two universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. The University boasts seven colleges--William G. Rohrer College of Business, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and colleges of Communications and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts,  and Science and Mathematics. Rowan has been recognized as one of the Top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked 3rd among public institutions in the North by US News & World Report. 

Rowan University, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, invites applications for non-tenure track, full-time Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor (commensurate with experience) position for the 2016-17 academic year. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching lecture and hands-on laboratory-based undergraduate courses in the Chemistry and Biochemistry curriculum. Applicants with expertise in all fundamental areas of chemistry and biochemistry are invited, with greatest need in biochemistry, biophysical chemistry, or physical chemistry. The position includes service responsibilities such as assessment, alumni outreach, or new laboratory development. 

Applicants must have earned a PhD in Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related discipline. Strong communications skills, the ability to work with multi-disciplinary student and faculty teams, and ability to teach in a project-based setting are essential. The appointment is initially for a period of one academic year, with the possibility of a one-year extension contingent upon university policies, availability of funding, departmental needs and performance. 

For full consideration, applications should include the below listed items, assembled in the following order in a single PDF file: 1) a cover letter summarizing qualifications and the applicant’s interest in the position, 2) current detailed CV, 3) statement of teaching interests (including the list of courses the applicant feels most qualified to teach, as well as teaching philosophy), and 4) names and contact information for three references. Please name the file as <LastName>_Application.pdf. Optionally, additional relevant documentation (such as student evaluations, copies of up to two key publications) may be submitted in an Appendix as a separate file, named <LastName>_Appendix.pdf. Applications are only accepted on line at URL:

Questions can be directed to, Dr. Gregory Caputo, Department Head, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Additional departmental information can be found at

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

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

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