Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 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 one of two universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree 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. 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 3rd among public institutions in the North by US News & World Report.
Applications are invited for a part-time instructor position in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University. Successful candidates will have a strong interest in teaching courses in the first and second year of the engineering curriculum and will join a team that shares responsibilities for the Freshman and Sophomore Engineering Clinic courses. The Engineering Clinic Sequence is the hallmark of Rowan?s innovative undergraduate engineering program and features multidisciplinary, hands-on, project-oriented courses. The successful candidate must be committed to working with students from diverse backgrounds. They will also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of innovative projects and pedagogies in an environment where excellence in teaching is needed and valued, and to engage in scholarly activity that impacts teaching practice in engineering.
Applicants must have earned a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline and at least a Master of Science degree, preferably a Ph.D., in Engineering, Engineering Education or STEM Education. Industrial experience would be very valuable. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to teach in a hands-on, project and problem-based learning environment.
Start Date: September 1, 2016
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 diversity statement addressing how you would incorporate diversity into your teaching materials and methods and 5) names and contact information for three references. Please name the file as <LastName>_Application.pdf. Optionally, additional relevant documentation may be submitted in an Appendix as a separate file, named <LastName>_Appendix.pdf.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.