Environmental Science – Tenure-Track Positions
The School of Earth & Environment at Rowan University is seeking
candidates to fill two tenure-track positions in the forming Department
of Environmental Science. We seek outstanding candidates who hold a
Ph.D. in Environmental Science or a closely related discipline.
Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active,
highly visible, extramurally funded research program with outstanding
scholarship and to demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring both
graduate and undergraduate students. We seek candidates who have a big
picture, global focus — established international collaborations are a
plus. The areas of expertise are open, however, we have particular
interests in applicants engaged in the following research: Climate
Change, Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality, Biogeochemical Cycles,
Ecosystem/Human System Interactions, Environmental Technology, Natural
Disaster Reduction, Water and Watersheds Research, Risk Assessment, and
Environmental Sustainability in its many aspects. Scholars hired in the
School of Earth & Environment will have superior communication skills
and will have demonstrated a deep commitment to sharing their science
with the public. We are seeking agents of change, and a willingness to
work with governments, NGOs, and industry to solve real-world problems
Associate/Full Professor, Environmental Science (Tenured) – The
successful candidate will have an established record of external
funding, a strong publication history, must be a recognized authority in
his or her field, and must possess a demonstrated commitment to public
outreach. The successful candidate will assume the role of Chair of the
Department, pending faculty vote in accordance with university and union
policy. Administrative experience in various forms will be considered.
Assistant Professor, Environmental Science (Tenure-Track) – The
successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. by Sept. 1, 2017 and will have
demonstrated early success at research and publication. Postdoctoral
experience is a plus. A commitment to excellence in teaching and to
communicating science to the public is a necessity.
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.
Philadelphia International Airport is 30 minutes away, and New York and
Washington, DC are easily accessible by train from 30th Street Station.
The Rowan Fossil Quarry (http://ift.tt/2dZ8rvf), located only 4 miles
from campus, is closely associate with the School of Earth & Environment
and provides unique research opportunities and teaching resources to
faculty members and students. Rowan’s main campus is located on the
Atlantic Coastal Plain, which contains many coastal and terrestrial
ecosystems, as well considerable urban development. The Piedmont and
Appalachian provinces are 20 minutes and 1 hour away, respectively. The
Atlantic coast and the Delaware Bay estuary are within an hour’s drive.
Applications for must be submitted through our online applicant tracking
Submit application for Associate/Full Professor at
Submit application for Assistant Professor at
Please submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the
order listed: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of
research agenda including potential funding mechanisms, and graduate
transcripts (copies acceptable). Three letters of recommendation should
be sent via email directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. To insure full
consideration, please submit your application by Friday, December 9th,
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.