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Open Rank Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Position, Remote Sensing

Apply now Job no: 496938
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering

The School of Earth & Environment and the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering at Rowan University seek to fill an open rank tenure-track/tenured Faculty position starting September 1, 2023. 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 use remote sensing techniques to gather, process and analyze critical data pertaining to the lithosphere, biosphere, and/or atmosphere of Earth or other planetary bodies, using Earth-based, orbital, and/or spacecraft instrumentation: 1) in the service of shedding light on, and innovating solutions to, Earth’s pressing climate and/or biodiversity crises; or 2) to better understand the nature, origin, and state of our solar system. Sophisticated signal & image processing, computer vision, machine learning and/or advanced visualization approaches and other cutting-edge approaches are of interest.

This faculty member will be jointly appointed, holding a primary appointment in the School of Earth & Environment, and a secondary appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in some combination of each of the following two main areas: 1) geoscience, environmental science, atmospheric science, marine science, ecology, conservation biology, and/or planetary science; and 2) electrical/computer engineering, including theoretical, physical, and/or computational approaches.

Ideal candidates are those with cross-cutting research interests and expertise encompassing a complementary mixture of Earth, planetary, and environmental sciences and relevant engineering areas, which may include – but are not limited to – the following

1. Global climate change on Earth, remote sensing of greenhouse gasses, detection of ice volume changes, changes in permafrost, sea-level monitoring;
2. Conservation biology, deforestation, habitat changes, animal migration, monitoring of endangered species, poaching or fisheries surveillance;
3. Sensing and monitoring environmental contaminants, source detection of contaminants;
4. Planetary science, origins of planetary bodies, planetary lithospheres, planetary atmospheres, detection and interpretation of biosignatures;
5. Sensor development (classic and edge-based), remote-sensing systems development, sensor modeling and simulation, radio-frequency remote-sensing;
6. Management of large datasets using advanced signal and image processing, time series analysis, and the integration of high-resolution spectral and lidar datasets;
7. Big Data, machine and artificial intelligence, computer vision and advanced visualization techniques including virtual, augmented or mixed reality to better understand multiple, simultaneous environmental crises.

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field by September 1, 2023 and will have demonstrated early research, publication or funding success at the intersection of Earth, planetary, and environmental sciences and engineering. A commitment to excellence in teaching and to communicating science to the public is a necessity.

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified R2 Doctoral University, engaged in a university push towards R1. The university enrolls approximately 22,000 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 Jean & Ric Edelman Fossil Park & Museum (, located only 4 miles from campus, is closely associated with the School of Earth & Environment and provides unique opportunities and teaching resources to faculty members and students. Additionally, the School of Earth & Environment is integral to Rowan’s Catalysts for Sustainability program, which coalesces a group of scholars from each of the university’s schools and colleges around the themes of the climate and biodiversity crises. In addition, the Rowan Virtual Reality Center ( , affiliated and managed by the ECE Department, is a one-of-a-kind advanced visualization facility equipped with a fully immersive CAVE(R) environment, an array of virtual reality and augmented reality head-mounted systems, as well as a custom-designed 7-foot-high by a 40-foot-wide curved wall of screens, ideal for processing and visualizing remote sensing data and images.

Applications must be submitted through Rowan’s online applicant tracking system. All candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter outlining suitability for the position; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement on teaching philosophy (including discussion of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and efforts to grow the audience for environmental/sustainability education); 4) a description of research agenda (including potential funding mechanisms); 5) contact information for three professional references. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application by November 30, 2022.

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