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Lecturer - Chemistry and Biochemistry

Apply now Job no: 493381
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - College of Science and Mathematics

 

Lecturer

College of Science & Mathematics/School of Health Professions

Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry

 

The College of Science & Mathematics and School of Health Professions at Rowan University invites applications for two Lecturers, which are full-time, non-tenure track faculty teaching positions, to begin Fall 2019. We seek candidates who are passionate about teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate level.  In addition to teaching responsibilities, successful candidates will be required to make meaningful and substantive service contributions to undergraduate and/or graduate programs, and to their department. Successful candidates will also be expected to participate in professional development to stay current in their content area and in evidence-based instructional approaches.

Lecturers are 10 month positions, and successful candidates will teach a total of 24 credits over two semesters, with the option to teach overload and the possibility of teaching summer classes for additional compensation. While these are non-tenure track positions, they include benefits and are renewable, with expectations for continuing renewal of two, three, four, and then five years per contract. In addition, the position has a promotion path to Senior Lecturer and Master Lecturer.

The Chemistry and Biochemistry department adheres to the mission of the College, and offers high-quality programs including a BS in Chemistry (ACS accredited), a BS in Biochemistry (ASBMB accredited), a BA in Chemistry, an MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, and several accelerated BS/MS programs combining our degree paths.

The teaching assignments for one lecturer position will include physical, analytical, or inorganic chemistry and freshman level courses in chemistry based on programmatic needs and background expertise.  Applicants with experience teaching General Chemistry are especially encouraged to apply. The teaching assignments for the other lecturer position will primarily include junior-level biochemistry and other related courses based on programmatic needs and background expertise. In addition, the successful candidates will be expected to serve on department, college, and/or university-level committees; participate in alumni outreach; serve as an advisor to students and student organizations; coordinate courses and labs in the program; and assist with curriculum development.

Qualifications:

  • A master's degree in Chemistry, or closely related discipline, is required (PhD preferred)
  • Background experience / specialization in one of the sub-fields of chemistry preferred
  • Prior teaching experience is required
  • Experience with advising and  alumni outreach is highly desired
  • Experience with outreach to underrepresented groups in STEM is also highly desired
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills are required

Duties:

  • Teach courses as determined by programmatic needs and based on individual expertise
  • Serve on department, college, and/or university-level committees
  • Participate in departmental service responsibilities such as:
    • Lead/participate in various student-centric programs, such as the Learning Assistant, Peer Mentoring, and co-op/internship programs
    • Coordinate courses and labs in the freshman and/or sophomore chemistry sequences, including adjunct and teaching assistant training
    • Coordinate alumni outreach
    • Advise for student organizations
  • Assist with curricular development
  • Perform other duties at the discretion of the department

Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 19,500 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 three 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 by U.S. News & World Report.  

Starting date for the positions is September 1, 2019. Deadline for receipt of applications is January 27, 2019. The application must be submitted through our online application system (PDF format) containing a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and graduate transcripts (copies acceptable). Contact information of 3 professional references will be requested. Inquiries should be sent to Dr. Greg Caputo, Head of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Caputo@rowan.edu.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position. Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

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All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.