Lecturer - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

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, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is only the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts seven colleges--William G. Rohrer College of Business, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and colleges of Communications and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report. The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering was ranked 17 in the nation among the best undergraduate engineering schools. Major metropolitan areas within the Northeast Corridor are within easy reach of Glassboro. Philadelphia is a thirty minute drive, New York City and Washington, D.C. are less than three hours away, and Jersey beaches are only an hour drive. Description The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering invites applications for multiple full-time, non-tenure track lecturer positions with primary responsibilities in teaching and mentoring. The positions provide an opportunity to contribute to the development of innovative projects and pedagogies in an environment where excellence in teaching is needed and valued. We seek candidates who are committed to building an inclusive environment for students from diverse backgrounds including women, students of color, LGBTQ students, first generation college students, students with disabilities, students with low socioeconomic status, and veterans.

The department of Civil and Environmental Engineering seeks energetic and innovative teacher-scholars, committed to excellence in engineering education to join our dedicated family of faculty members. Individuals are expected to teach core courses in structural engineering such as Statics, Solid Mechanics, Dynamics, Structural Analyses, Analyses of Steel Design, CEE Systems and Surveying. Lecturers are full time positions, and successful candidates will teach a total of 24 credits over two semesters with the possibility of teaching summer classes for additional compensation. Although the lecturer position is non-tenure track, the position offers the potential for employment security in two- to five-year reappointments.

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.

  • Qualifications: The candidate should possess a Baccalaureate degree in civil and environmental engineering and a Master’s degree in engineering or related field – Ph.D. preferred. A PE is encouraged for this position. Candidates with extensive professional experience and a PE may be considered for the Senior or Master lecturer position. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills. A proven record of excellence in teaching is desired.

    For details on each position and to apply, please consult our online applicant tracking system at http://jobs.rowan.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ Start Date: September 1, 2021. Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

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