Full or Associate Professor (tenured), Chair, Environmental Science

Location
Glassboro, New Jersey
Salary
Competitive
Posted
August 25 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The School of Earth & Environment at Rowan University seeks to fill a Full/Associate Professor (Tenured) position starting September 1, 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.

The successful candidate will have an established record of external funding, a strong publication history, must be a recognized authority in his or her field, and must possess a demonstrated commitment to public outreach. Administrative experience in various forms will be considered.  

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. Philadelphia International Airport is 30 minutes away, and New York and Washington, DC are easily accessible by train from 30th Street Station. The Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil Park (www.rowan.edu/fossils), located only 4 miles from campus, is closely associate with the School of Earth & Environment and provides unique research opportunities and teaching resources to faculty members and students. Rowan’s main campus is located on the Atlantic Coastal Plain, which contains many coastal and terrestrial ecosystems, as well considerable urban development. The Piedmont and Appalachian provinces are 20 minutes and 1 hour away, respectively. The Atlantic coast and the Delaware Bay estuary are within an hour’s drive.

Applications for must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system at https://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/jobs/full-associate-professor-environmental-science-glassboro-new-jersey-job-5493664. 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 earth@rowan.edu. To ensure consideration, please submit your application by Monday, October 30, 2017.

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


All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.