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Institution:Rowan University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Glassboro, New Jersey
Target rank:Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2020
Posting date:October 29, 2019
Application deadline:none
More info URL:https://jobs.rowan.edu/en-us/job/494083/department-head-of-chemical-engineering

Research areas:unrestricted

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Department Head of Chemical Engineering

The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University invites applications for the position of Department Head of Chemical Engineering. The successful candidate should have demonstrable experience in managing academic programs, working with faculty, staff, students, alumni, industry, other administration officials, and government funding agencies.

The Chemical Engineering Department has a well-established and nationally recognized undergraduate education program, and it is now seeking to expand its graduate research component. The new and rapidly growing PhD program and recent facilities expansion and renovation will help support this endeavor. The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering is searching for a Head who will lead the Chemical Engineering Department in achieving the growth of the department’s research activity and funding expenditures while maintaining and enhancing the ongoing core mission of delivering a first-class undergraduate education. Further information about the College/Department is available at https://www.rowan.edu/home/engineering.

Candidates should have a doctoral degree in chemical engineering or a related field. The successful candidate should also possess an outstanding and demonstrable record of leadership, undergraduate and graduate teaching in chemical engineering, student mentoring and advising, and a sustained and successful externally funded research program to warrant an appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure in the department. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills are also required. In addition, a strong commitment to supporting and promoting a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment is expected.

The starting date is July 1, 2020 and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see: https://sites.rowan.edu/equity/_docs/policies/eeo-statement.pdf.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Interested candidates should submit a single ADOBE (pdf) file containing: 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) vision statement and plans for research growth, 4) academic education vision statement, 5) diversity and inclusion vision statement, and 6) full contact information for at least five references.

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

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.