Open Rank Faculty Position(s), Institute for Health Equity,
Rowan-Virtua School of Translational Biomedical Engineering &
Sciences, Tenure Track
The newly established Rowan-Virtua School of Translational
Biomedical Engineering & Sciences invites faculty applicants
for the Institute for Health Equity, an emerging institute part of
a recent affiliation between Rowan University and Virtua Health,
which also includes the School of Medicine and School of Nursing
and Health Professions. With over $200M investment, plans include
the development of multiple institutes, the hiring of over 50 new
faculty investigators, and new facilities and programs.
The School of Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences
invites applicants for open rank tenure-track faculty position(s)
at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. We seek
candidates who have a Ph.D. in life sciences, engineering, DrPH in
public health, or closely related disciplines, and/or a medical
degree (D.O./Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., D.O., M.D.).
Successful candidates are expected to develop, sustain, and lead an
active, highly visible, externally-funded research program with
outstanding scholarship and to demonstrate excellence in teaching
and mentoring undergraduate, graduate, medical, and/or professional
students. Clinician and clinician scientist/engineer candidates
will also work with our affiliated partner, Virtua Health in
aligned clinical practices to improve patient care and train the
workforce of the future.
Applicants must demonstrate evidence of scholarly impact through
publications or the potential to conduct pioneering research and to
teach and mentor effectively. Candidates to be considered at the
senior-level should have an outstanding leadership record in
research and education at a University or in a clinical setting and
demonstrated ability to obtain external funding, consistent with
career stage. All applicants also seeking clinical practice
opportunities must be board certified or board eligible.
The areas of expertise are open encompassing all research in the
broad areas of health equity, health disparities, and
healthcare access and delivery.
This may include research in
the areas of community based participatory research, data science
and population health, geospatial health, addiction, pain
management, diabetes, and urban and rural public health.
Primary faculty academic appointment will be in the School of
Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences with potential
joint appointments in the School of Medicine, Henry M. Rowan
College of Engineering, and other Colleges/Schools, as
The School of Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences
is part of a new academic health partnership that will further
distinguish Rowan and Virtua Health as leaders in patient care,
innovation, and research and clinical discovery. Consisting of
multiple institutes and academic departments in Biomedical
Engineering and life sciences, the School is one of twelve Colleges
and Schools at Rowan University uniquely positioned to integrate
engineering, life sciences, and medicine to be a national leader in
health care discovery and innovation, leveraging the synergy of
research and patient care. As such, joint appointments in science,
engineering, and medicine commensurate with experience are
expected. We seek individuals who value collaborative and
interdisciplinary work as significant opportunities and
partnerships exist throughout the University.
Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified (R2/high research
activity) institution with approximately 23,000 students offering
bachelor’s through doctoral and professional degrees. Its main
campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of
Philadelphia, and it has earned national recognition for
innovation, commitment to high-quality, affordable education, and
developing public-private partnerships. Rowan has been recognized
as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three
consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher
Virtua Health is an academic health system committed to helping the
people of South Jersey be well, get well, and stay well by
providing the complete spectrum of advanced, accessible, and
trusted health care services. Virtua’s 14,000 colleagues provide
tertiary care, including renowned cardiology and transplant
programs, complemented by a community-based care portfolio. Virtua
Medical Group offers internal medicine, primary care, and urgent
care, as well as many medical and surgical specialties including
cardiovascular health, neurosurgery, organ transplantation,
oncology & cancer care, orthopedics, surgery, primary care, and
others. Virtua Health medical and surgical experts include over
2,850 affiliated doctors and other clinicians equipped with the
latest technologies, treatments, and techniques to provide
exceptional care. A Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S.
News and World Report with five hospitals, two satellite emergency
departments, 30 ambulatory surgery centers, and more than 300 other
locations, Virtua Health has received multiple awards for quality,
safety, and outstanding work environment. Virtua Health also brings
life-changing resources and health services directly into
communities through their “Eat Well” food access initiative,
telehealth, home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, and
paramedic programs. They are affiliated with Penn Medicine for
cancer and neuroscience, and the Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia for pediatrics.
Major metropolitan areas within the Northeast Corridor are within
easy reach of the University. 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.
Anticipated Start Date:
May 1 to September 1, 2023
All applications must be submitted through our
online applicant tracking system.
Applications will be accepted starting November 2022.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest,
curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements/plans, statement
on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and full contact information
for at least four references.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal
opportunity in employment.