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

Trusel, Luke trusel at rowan.edu
Tue Dec 6 07:13:56 MST 2016

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 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.

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. Street Station. The Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil Park at Rowan University (www.rowan.edu/fossils), located only 4 miles from campus, is closely associated 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 system at http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/job-details.aspx?jobid=5352641. 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 a list of references. The review of application begins December 21st, 2016. 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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