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Salary: Commensurate With Experience
The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-Camden invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to start in Fall 2020. The area is open; successful candidates will be able to teach graduate research methods in their area or advanced graduate statistics. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and masters-level courses in research methods as well as classes focused on the candidate’s area of expertise. As a research active campus, we seek faculty who will make significant contributions to research within their area.
Rutgers University-Camden is a diverse, research-intensive campus of more than 7,400 students located in Camden, New Jersey, directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. Our campus is classified as a “Doctoral University: High Research Activity” (R2) Institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Our campus emphasizes civic engagement and was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its 2015 Community Engagement classification. We particularly seek faculty who can connect with our diverse student population (over 50% racial/ethnic minorities and over 25% first generation college students).
The teaching load for junior faculty is 2-2, and salaries and benefits are competitive. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by 10/31/2019. Submit a letter of application, CV, research statement, teaching statement, supporting materials (including up to 3 recent papers), three letters of recommendation and an optional demographic information form. Additionally, because the department is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, applicants must submit a diversity statement. This statement should specifically address how they have demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement, and how their background and experiences have prepared them to positively impact Rutgers University-Camden’s ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse student community. Applicants should also discuss their activities and/or future goals to promote an inclusive and equitable environment that values diversity.
Minimum Education and Experience
Rutgers University-Camden is a diverse, research-intensive campus of more than 7,400 undergraduate and graduate students and 1,100 faculty and staff members located in Camden, N.J., directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. The campus thrives with a supportive culture that helps students achieve their goals and fosters collaboration among employees. The university is recognized as a national model for civically engaged urban universities and was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its Community Engagement classification. Washington Monthly magazine consistently ranks Rutgers University-Camden among its “Best Bang for the Buck” universities and best national research universities. Recently, Rutgers-Camden earned Carnegie classification as an R2 research university.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences are the largest academic unit at Rutgers-Camden, delivering a wide array of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and fine arts. The Faculty of Arts and Sciences includes three schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, and the Graduate School.