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 Biomedical Sciences of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Cell Biology and Histology. The CMSRU Department of Biomedical Sciences is composed of faculty with broad interests in biomedical research and medical education and is dedicated to excellence in innovative teaching, research and service to community. The Biomedical Sciences faculty work closely with Cooper University Hospital to develop basic and translational research in areas of clinical relevance, with an emphasis on Cancer, Inflammation, Bone and Joint Disease and Neuroscience. Although all candidates will be considered, applicants with interests in histology and tissue biology are especially encouraged to apply.
Although the primary focus of these positions is on medical education, faculty members are expected to develop independent research programs and seek external funding. Preference for these positions will be given to candidates with documented teaching experience at the graduate and/or medical school level and an M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent is required. Teaching formats include large-group lecturing, small-group active learning and practical application sessions and experience with clinical case-based, team-based and self-directed active learning methodology is highly desirable. Other teaching activities include assisting in the development of scholarly projects, advising and mentoring students, and participation in student assessment as well as development of and participation in personal scholarship, service on departmental, college, and university committees and participation in community outreach service programs.
Excellent written and spoken communication skills are also required.
Immediate availability, but flexible. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an application for a work visa for this position.
For full consideration please apply by February 19, 2017.
Applicants should submit a PDF file including a cover letter indicating the position of interest, a description of teaching experience and qualifications, research highlights and current curriculum vitae to this link through the Rowan Application System: ?http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/job-details.aspx?jobid=5392321
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