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 Experiential Engineering Education Department (ExEEd) within the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University invites applications for tenure-track faculty position(s) at the Assistant Professor rank. ExEEd was launched as a new Department in 2016 to reinforce the translation of educational innovations into the classroom, foster a collaborative environment for engineering education research, and to lead the College?s undergraduate engineering educational mission in the freshman and sophomore years.
Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to engage in high quality, evidence-based teaching and build a robust research program focused on engineering education. As part of their teaching role within the department, they will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of innovative projects, pedagogies and curricula in an environment where excellence in teaching is strongly valued. They will have the opportunity to work collaboratively to develop a novel graduate engineering education curriculum. The successful candidate must demonstrate commitment to working with students and faculty from different engineering disciplines and from diverse backgrounds including women, students of color, LGBTQ students, first-generation to college students, students with disabilities, students with low socioeconomic status, and veterans.
Applicants must have earned a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline and a Ph.D. in Engineering, Engineering Education, STEM Education or an equivalent field. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to teach in a multidisciplinary, hands-on, project and problem-based learning environment.
The anticipated starting date for this Assistant Professor position is September 1, 2017.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applications should include the following, assembled in the following order in a single PDF file: 1) a cover letter summarizing qualifications, 2) curriculum vita, 3) one-page teaching statement, 4) two-page research statement, 5) one-page diversity statement addressing how you would incorporate diversity and inclusion into your teaching materials and methods and 6) names and contact information for three references. Please name the file as <LastName>_ExEEd_Application.pdf.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.