Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 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 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.
The Department of Chemical Engineering at Rowan University invites applicants for tenure-track faculty position(s) at the Assistant Professor rank. Successful candidates will develop a vigorous independent research program. Preferred research area is in biochemical or biomolecular engineering with a focus in vaccine and biologics development, pharmaceutical new molecule design, fermentation processes, or scale-up issues for therapeutics, bioproducts; however, outstanding candidates in all areas will be considered.
The Chemical Engineering Department has a well-established undergraduate education program, and it is now seeking to build a dynamic graduate research component. A new Ph.D. program and facilities expansion and renovation will help support this endeavor. The new faculty member will be part of a nucleus of research-focused faculty who will be hired over the next few years. With this in mind, the candidate is to develop and sustain a nationally recognized externally funded research program, which utilizes and supports our multidisciplinary engineering clinics and graduate programs.
A plan for a research program that specifically addresses the above characteristics and enhances the new research mission of the Department must be presented. Demonstrated ability in writing proposals, presenting and publishing, and mentoring students is desirable. A doctorate in chemical engineering or related field is required for appointment.
All applications must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the deadline date is February 28, 2017.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, concise research and teaching statements/plans, and full contact information for at least three references.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.