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Adjunct Faculty - Civil & Environmental Engineering

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 26, 2017

Job Details

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 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 academic 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—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. 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 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

The Department of Civil& Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Rowan University invites
applications for adjunct faculty positions in a number of courses both at the undergraduate and graduate level. We seek energetic and innovative teacher-scholars, committed to excellence in engineering education to join our dedicated family of faculty members. Applicants with expertise in all fundamental areas of civil and environmental engineering are invited to apply to teach courses that include Statics, Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Water Resources Engineering, Surveying, Surface Hydrology, Watershed Principles, Water and Wastewater Treatment and Design, and Senior Capstone Design. We also have needs for our senior/graduate electives in core areas of structural, water resources, geotechnical and transportation engineering.

Applicants must have earned at least a Master of Science degree, preferably a PhD, in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Professional licensure is required to teach our upper-level design courses. Strong communications skills, the ability to work with multi-disciplinary student and faculty teams, and ability to teach in a project based setting are essential. The appointment is part-time, non tenure-track, with renewable contracts, based on performance, departmental needs and university and budgetary approvals.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

For full consideration, applications should include the below listed items, assembled in the following order in a single PDF file:

  • a cover letter summarizing qualifications and the applicant’s interest in the position
  • current and detailed CV,
  • statement of teaching interests (including the list of courses the applicant feels most qualified to teach, as well as teaching philosophy)
  • names and contact information for three references.
  • unofficial transcripts

  • Please name the file as (Your_Last_Name)_Application.pdf .

  • Optionally, additional relevant documentation (such as student evaluations, innovative curricular components developed by the applicant, etc.) may be submitted in an Appendix as a separate file, named (Your_Last_Name)_Appendix.pdf . The application must be submitted through our online application system.
  • Questions can be directed to Dr. Kauser Jahan, Department Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering ( ).

  • Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations. All applicants must have appropriate legal status to work in the United States.

    Advertised: Oct 26 2017 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close:


    Rowan University

    Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

    Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

    Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

    As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

    A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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