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Institution:Rowan University
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Glassboro, New Jersey
Target rank:Assistant Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:Fall 2015
Posting date:December 4, 2014
Application deadline:January 15, 2015
More info URL:http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/my-profile.aspx
Contact: Mariano Savelski
Research areas:Education

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering in
“Engineering Pedagogy”

The Chemical Engineering Department at Rowan University is seeking candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank. Primary responsibilities include teaching core chemical engineering courses and developing an innovative and well-funded research program in engineering education.

The candidate should possess a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering or engineering education and a Baccalaureate degree from an ABET accredited chemical engineering program. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 15,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. The University boasts seven colleges–Rohrer College of Business and colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics.

The College of Engineering has a well-established tradition of excellence in engineering education with a strong focus in hands-on and experiential learning. We have a dynamic student-centered college which is currently undergoing major expansions in its facilities and degree programs. We are looking for teaching faculty with new and innovative ideas to contribute to the education of our highly motivated undergraduate students.

The ideal candidate is expected to develop and sustain an active, highly visible research program in engineering education and pedagogy with a focus in chemical engineering. The candidate will also have to demonstrate excellence in teaching and student mentoring. This position will also contribute to the development and teaching of curriculum for the College of Engineering Freshman and Sophomore Clinics experience and courses in STEM outreach.

A plan for a research program that specifically addresses the above characteristics must be presented. Strong written and oral communication skills are required.

Starting date for this position is September 1, 2015. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, to assure full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 15, 2015.

Interested candidate should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and full contact information for at least three references.

Application materials should be submitted electronically at

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.