The School of Earth & Environment at Rowan University is seeking an Assistant Professor for the Department of Geology starting September 1 st 2018. We seek outstanding candidates who hold (by Sept 1, 2018) a Ph.D. in Geology/Geoscience, or a closely related discipline. The successful candidate will have demonstrated early success at research and publication. Postdoctoral experience is a plus. We seek candidates who have a global focus — established international collaborations are a plus. The areas of expertise are open, however, preference will be given to applicants engaged in field research within the following areas: Biogeochemistry; Earth Systems Processes, such as emergent and self-regulating Earth systems; Geobiology; Tectonics, and; Volcanology. 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.