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Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Position(s), Department of Psychology

Apply now Job no: 498941
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - College of Science and Mathematics

The Department of Psychology at Rowan University, the third fastest growing public research institution as recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education, is seeking to hire open rank tenure-track faculty to begin their appointment in September 2024. This search is part of a broader, multi-year faculty hiring initiative across the College of Science & Mathematics.

Outstanding candidates with a strong research program in Cognitive Science, particularly those with applications related to health and/or technology, are preferred but candidates with research in any area of Psychology will be considered. Example research foci include, but are not limited to, artificial intelligence, machine learning, modeling, data science, cybersecurity, and human-computer interactions. 

A Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, or a closely-related field, is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a track record and/or potential to establish and sustain a strong research program. We anticipate hiring at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates may be considered at the Associate or Full Professor levels. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible, extramurally funded research program with outstanding scholarship, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute to the various service endeavors in the Department, College, and University. Opportunities for collaboration exist within the Department, the College of Science & Mathematics, as well as with Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Shreiber School of Veterinary Medicine, the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, and other colleges at the university. 

The Department of Psychology is one of six departments in the College of Science & Mathematics. The department offers the following undergraduate and graduate programs and is developing a graduate Human Factors program:

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Health Psychology and Integrated Healthcare

  • B.A. in Psychology

  • B.S. in Psychological Science

  • M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Several certificate programs both at the undergraduate and graduate levels

Departments within the College of Science & Mathematics offer PhD, MS, and BS in programs such as Cybersecurity, Data Science, Neuroscience, and Complex Biological Systems, providing ample opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Complete applications will include:

  1. Cover letter

  2. Current detailed CV

  3. Statement of research interests, including applicant’s future research goals

  4. Statement of teaching philosophy that includes the candidate’s commitment to inclusive teaching and mentoring practices 

  5. Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for initial review)

  6. Names and contact information for at least three references; confidential letters will be requested if an application is moved forward

Review of applications will commence on October 31, 2023 and continue until suitable candidates have been identified. Applicants will need to submit the above materials via our online application system at Questions may be directed to Dr. E. Amy Janke, Psychology Department Head (

A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University’s eight colleges and nine schools offer programs at the bachelor’s, doctoral, and professional levels to 22,000 students across its campuses including the main campus in Glassboro, N.J. and its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford. Rowan focuses on use-inspired research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the third fastest-growing public research university by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  The Department of Psychology and the College of Science & Mathematics are dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty and especially encourages applications from women and individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law.  For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see:



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