Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Bioinformatics

Glassboro, New Jersey
October 02 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant or Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

Job no: 493211
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - College of Science and Mathematics, Faculty - The School of Health Professions

Assistant or Associate Professor

College of Science & Mathematics/School of Health Professions

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences


The College of Science & Mathematics and School of Health Professions at Rowan University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Bioinformatics applied in molecular or cellular biology and/or disease model systems or a closely related field is required.  Successful candidates are expected to have a strong record of research geared towards biomedical topics and to build a vigorous, externally funded research program.  We seek outstanding candidates who will be able to contribute to the development of interdisciplinary curricula and research initiatives.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in bioinformatics as wells as molecular and cellular biology topics and pursue a research program involving graduate/undergraduate students. 

The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences is the home for interdisciplinary biomedical initiatives.  Many faculty members in the Department have joint appointments within the college of Science and Mathematics, and there are opportunities to collaborate with both the allopathic and osteopathic medical schools at Rowan University.  The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences currently offers BS degrees in Bioinformatics, Translational Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Biology, in addition to an MS in Bioinformatics. 

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 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 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

Deadline for receipt of applications is December 4, 2018. Applications must be submitted through Rowan University's online application system: http://jobs.rowan.edu/cw/en-us/job/493211/assistant-or-associate-professor-of-bioinformatics (PDF format) containing a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a detailed description of research interests and plans, a statement of teaching experience, and graduate transcripts (copies acceptable). Three letters of recommendation should be emailed on the candidate’s behalf directly to Dr. Mary L. Alpaugh, Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences at alpaugh@rowan.edu. Inquirers should be sent to alpaugh@rowan.edu.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.