Lecturer – Chemical Engineering

Glassboro, New Jersey, United States

Job description

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 17,300 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford.

Open Positions: Full Time Non-Tenure Track Lecturer

Department of Chemical Engineering

About Rowan

Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 17,300 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 19 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.


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.

Applications are sought for positions in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Individuals are expected to teach core courses in separation processes, transport phenomena, experimental design, process dynamics and controls, process and product design, and materials. 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. Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching interests and plans, and contact information for three references. Submissions should be as a single PDF.

Qualifications: The candidate should possess a Baccalaureate degree in chemical engineering and a Master’s degree in engineering or related field – Ph.D. preferred. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills. Proven record of excellence in teaching is desired.

How to apply

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, 2018

Deadline to apply: March 1st, 2018

Rowan University is a public university in Glassboro, New Jersey, USA with a satellite campus in Camden, New Jersey. The school was founded in 1923 as Glassboro Normal School on a twenty-five acre site donated by the town