Open-Rank Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty, Neuroscience Department of Biomedical Sciences (CMSRU)

Rowan University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 25, 2022

The Department of Biomedical Sciences of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track or tenured position at the assistant, associate or full professor level in the area of neuroscience. A major responsibility of this position will entail teaching human neuroanatomy to first- and second-year medical students in an integrated curriculum. The candidate will also be expected to develop and maintain an externally funded, sustainable program of independent research in the candidate’s area of interest. Additional academic responsibilities will include advising and mentoring students in the development of scholarly projects; assessing, reviewing, and evaluating student educational activities and progress; and serving on university and departmental committees.

Start-up funds and competitive salary are offered.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. degree in neuroscience or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Post-doctoral experience
  • Record of scholarly activity including peer-reviewed publications commensurate with career stage
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience teaching neuroanatomy in a medical school setting
  • Experience with clinical case-based, team-based, and self-directed active learning methodologies in medical school curricula
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of multidisciplinary faculty
The Department of Biomedical Sciences at CMSRU consists of 28 faculty members and is committed to fostering excellence in teaching and multidisciplinary research. Current areas of neuroscience research include cellular electrophysiology, molecular biology, genetics/genomics, neuropharmacology and animal behavior. Additional areas of faculty research interest include cardiovascular, reproductive and cancer biology.

Our goal is the advancement of learning and knowledge through multidisciplinary scholarship, and innovative delivery of the basic science curriculum for medical and graduate students. Teaching formats at CMSRU include lecture, small-group active learning sessions and practical application sessions. We as a department are committed to academic excellence, diversity, equity, and inclusion among our faculty, staff, and students.

CMSRU is the only four-year M.D. degree-granting medical school in southern New Jersey. Our medical education building is located in Camden, NJ, close to Philadelphia, in the heart of the Cooper Health Sciences Campus. More information on CMSRU can be found at .

CMSRU is part of Rowan University, a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University with approximately 23,000 students. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked 3rd among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report. More information on CMSRU can be found at .

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply online at Rowan University’s Career Site ( ) and complete the online application and include the following:
  • Cover letter
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of scholarly/research interests including future research goals and plans for obtaining external funding to achieve those goals
  • Names and contact information of three references from whom the applicant has requested letters of support
Application review will begin on November 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. For consideration, please apply by November 28, 2022. Although flexible, the expected start date for the position is July 1, 2023.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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