Open Rank Lecturer , Anatomy & Physiology - Department of Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Internal Number: 498997
Lecturer (Open Rank), Anatomy & Physiology
Department of Biological & Biomedical Sciences
College of Science & Mathematics
The Department of Biological & Biomedical Sciences at Rowan University is seeking to hire one or more qualified full-time Lecturer faculty; candidates with exceptional experience may be hired at the Senior or Master Lecturer level. These 10-month faculty positions are non-tenure track but offer renewable multi-year contracts. The positions require a teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year with the opportunity to teach overload courses for additional compensation. Teaching assignments will be focused on a two-course sequence in Human Anatomy & Physiology but may include other courses depending on departmental needs.
Successful candidates will be expected to perform course coordination in Human Anatomy & Physiology including re-envisioning course delivery mode, developing new lecture and laboratory exercises using modern pedagogical approaches, and oversight of graduate teaching fellows and adjunct instructors. Additional service may include department, college, and/or university-level committees, advising student clubs, and/or other student-focused activities.
The Department of Biological & Biomedical Sciences is one of six departments in the College of Science and Mathematics, which is also home to the School of Earth & Environment. The welcoming faculty represent diverse backgrounds in the field and are deeply committed to student success and support. The department serves approximately 1000 undergraduates and 30 graduate students in the following programs:
B.S. and B.A. in Biological Sciences
B.S. and M.S. in Bioinformatics
M.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science
B.S. in Molecular & Cellular Biology
B.S. in Neuroscience
B.S. in Translational Biomedical Sciences
M.S. and Ph.D. in Complex Biological Systems
A master's degree or higher in biological sciences, or closely related discipline, is required. A Ph.D., M.D., or D.O. is strongly preferred.
Deep knowledge of anatomy and physiology and expertise in best pedagogical practices
Prior teaching experience
Ability to prepare and organize laboratory and demonstration materials
Strong ability to set priorities
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Ability to solve problems creatively in an evolving environment
Starting Date: September 1, 2024
The applications must be submitted through Rowan University’s job portal and must contain the following:
Current detailed CV
Statement of teaching philosophy that includes the candidate’s commitment to inclusive teaching and mentoring practices
Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable for initial review)
Names and contact information for at least three references; confidential letters will be requested if an application is moved forward
For fullest consideration, applications should be received by 6-Nov-2023. Review will commence at that time and continue until suitable candidates have been identified.
Questions should be directed to Dr. Stephen Bentivenga, Head, Department of Biological & Biomedical Sciences (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University’s eight colleges and nine schools offer programs at the bachelor’s, doctoral, and professional levels to 22,000 students across its campuses including the main campus in Glassboro, N.J. and its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford. Rowan focuses on use-inspired research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the third fastest-growing public research university by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. The Department of Computer Science and the College of Science & Mathematics are dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty and especially encourages applications from women and individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education.
Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see:
A top 100 national public research institution, Rowan University offers bachelor’s through doctoral and professional programs in person and online to 23,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden and Stratford, and five others. Home to Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts; William G. Rohrer College of Business; Virtua Health College of Medicine & Health Sciences; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the School of Osteopathic Medicine, it also comprises the colleges of Education, Humanities & Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science & Mathematics; Virtua Health School of Nursing & Health Professions; the schools of Earth & Environment; Innovation & Entrepreneurship; Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences; Veterinary Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; and a multidisciplinary honors college. Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitment to high-quality, af...fordable education; and developing public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified (R2/high research activity) institution, Rowan has been recognized as the fourth fastest-growing public research university for three consecutive years as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education.