[ES_JOBS_NET] Associate/Full Professor, Environmental Science, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

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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 School
of Earth & Environment at Rowan University is seeking
to fill an Associate/Full
Professor(Tenured) position
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 is
desired.

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. 

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.  

Applications
for must be submitted through our online applicant
tracking system. 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 earth@rowan.edu.
The closing date for all applications is January
9th, 2017.

Rowan University values diversity and is
committed to equal opportunity in employment.

 

All positions are contingent upon budget
appropriations.

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