College of Science & Mathematics/School of Health Professions
The College of Science & Mathematics and School of Health Professions at Rowan University invites applications for Lecturers, which are full-time, non-tenure track faculty teaching positions, to begin Fall 2018. We seek candidates who are passionate about teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate level. In addition to teaching responsibilities, successful candidates will be required to make meaningful and substantive service contributions to undergraduate and/or graduate programs, and to their department. Successful candidates will also be expected to participate in professional development to stay current in their content area and in evidence-based instructional approaches.
Lecturers are 10 month positions, and successful candidates will teach a total of 24 credits over two semesters, with the option to teach overload and the possibility of teaching summer classes for additional compensation. While these are non-tenure track positions, the initial 2-year contract is renewable, with expectations for continuing renewal of two, three, four, and then five years per contract. In addition, the position has a promotion path to Senior Lecturer and Master Lecturer, and includes benefits.
A master's degree in Computer Science, or closely related discipline, is required; Ph.D. is preferred
Evidence of excellence in teaching is required and student advising/mentorship experience is preferred.
Strong interpersonal communication skills highly desired
Teach courses as determined by programmatic needs and based on individual expertise
Provide services to department, college, and university, which may include but are not limited to the following
Serve on department, college, and/or university-level committees
Lead/facilitate/support various student-centric programs such as the Learning Assistant program, Peer Mentoring and co-op/internship programs
Serve as a Faculty Mentor to CS students
Assist with student advising as needed
Lead or assist with the Academic Integrity initiative
Coordinate courses in the program
Advise for student organizations
Assist with curricular development
Assist with industry outreach and invited speaker talks
Assist students with interview preparation (i.e., resume reviews, conducting mock interviews)
Lead/assist with the departmental assessment process
Assist the department with marketing its initiatives, including editing and publishing newsletter, disseminating announcements about various department events, etc.
Lead/assist with the department entrepreneurial initiatives, helping students commercialize their projects
Perform other duties at the discretion of the department
Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution 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 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. 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.
Deadline for receipt of applications is February 15th, 2018. The application must be submitted through our online application system (PDF format) containing a cover letter, a statement of teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and graduate transcripts (copies acceptable). All inquiries should be emailed directly to Dr. Vasil Hnatyshin, Department Head of Computer Science at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cul...tural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.