Open Position: Full Time Non-Tenure Track Lecturer
Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 17,300 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 only the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts seven colleges--William G. Rohrer College of Business, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and colleges of Communications and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics. 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. The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering was ranked 19 in the nation among the best undergraduate engineering schools.
Major metropolitan areas within the Northeast Corridor are within easy reach of Glassboro. Philadelphia is a thirty minute drive, New York City and Washington, D.C. are less than three hours away, and New Jersey beaches are only an hour drive.
The Experiential Engineering Education Department (ExEEd) in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering invites applications for multiple full-time, non-tenure track lecturer positions with primary responsibilities in undergraduate teaching. ExEEd is home to the Freshman and Sophomore Engineering Clinic sequence, a hallmark of Rowan’s innovative undergraduate engineering program featuring multidisciplinary, hands-on, project-oriented experiences. The ability to teach discipline specific engineering courses is viewed positively. The position provides an opportunity to contribute to the development of innovative projects and pedagogies in an environment where excellence in teaching is needed and valued. Although this is a non-tenure track position, the position offers employment security in two- to five-year reappointments.
Applicants must have earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering and at least a Master of Science degree, preferably a Ph.D., in an Engineering discipline, Engineering Education, or equivalent field. Industrial experience, while not required, would be very valuable. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to offer an exciting design experience in a project-based learning environment. We seek candidates who are committed to building an inclusive environment for students from diverse backgrounds including women, students of color, LGBTQ students, first generation college students, students with disabilities, students with low socioeconomic status, and veterans.
Start Date: September 1, 2018
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Applications should include the following, assembled in the following order in a single PDF file: 1) a cover letter summarizing qualifications, 2) current detailed CV, 3) statement of teaching interests, 4) a statement addressing how you would incorporate diversity and inclusion into your teaching materials and methods and 5) names and contact information for three references. Please name the file as _Application.pdf. Optionally, additional relevant documentation may be submitted in an Appendix as a separate file, named _Appendix.pdf.
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.