Faculty Position

Rowan University SOM
Stratford, New Jersey (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Mar 13, 2022

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Life Sciences, Neuroscience
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Faculty Position in Neuroscience at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine


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Faculty - School of Osteopathic Medicine


Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine


Cell Biology & Neuroscience


Regular Full-time



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Stratford, NJ





Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience of Rowan University’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and School of Osteopathic Medicine (formerly part of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, UMDNJ). The department has been actively expanding its base of activity in neuroscience and is seeking individuals whose research utilizes contemporary techniques to address fundamental questions related to a broad range of topics. While all research programs will be considered, applicants whose work is focused in the areas of cognitive, sensory, and motor processing; models of neurological/affective/neurodegenerative disease; neuroendocrinology; pain signaling/processes; motivated behaviors; or drug mechanisms of action are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants seeking the Assistant Professor position should have a Ph.D., MD/Ph.D. or equivalent in Neuroscience or a related field with a record of accomplishment in research and evidence of potential to develop and maintain a funded research program that complements areas of expertise within the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience. Those candidates seeking an Associate Professor/Professor position should have an established research program and a history of extramural funding. The successful candidate will join a productive and highly collaborative faculty. The position is expected to be research-intensive and will include some teaching responsibilities for graduate and medical education in neuroscience-related courses. Salary, start-up funds, and other considerations will be commensurate with experience and consistent with a commitment to recruit, support, and retain exceptional individuals. A comprehensive benefits package includes Rowan undergraduate tuition for eligible dependents. 

The Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences are located in Stratford, NJ; 8 miles from Philadelphia, 1 hour from the Atlantic Ocean, and 2 hours from New York City. The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience is housed in a modern, fully equipped research building. The department is expanding its emphasis on neuroscience in conjunction with the graduate school and across Rowan University, encompassing clinical, translational and basic science investigations.

Applications should include 1) a letter of interest that provides a clear description of qualifications, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a description of research interests and plans, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 5) the names, addresses/affiliations, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. All application materials should be submitted through our online application system.


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

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Rowan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Stratford Campus is a Tobacco-Free Workplace. 

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