Assistant Professor for Cell Biology and Neuroscience

Stratford, New Jersey
Mar 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 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 one of two universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree 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. The University comprises 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 3rd among public institutions in the North by US News & World Report.

The School of Osteopathic Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences are located in Stratford, NJ; 8 miles from Philadelphia, 1 hour from the Atlantic Ocean, and 2 hours from New York City. The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience is housed in a modern, fully equipped research building on the Stratford Campus. The department is expanding in neuroscience research within the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and across Rowan University, encompassing both clinical and basic science investigators, and is currently seeking qualified candidates faculty positions at all levels.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience of Rowan University’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and School of Osteopathic Medicine, located on our Stratford campus (formerly part of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey). We seek systems/behavioral neuroscientists whose research utilizes contemporary anatomical, behavioral, physiological, cellular and/or molecular techniques to address fundamental questions related to monoamine networks, peptidergic pathways, cognitive or sensorimotor function, motivated behavior, or psychostimulant drug actions. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related field, a record of excellence in neuroscience research and publications, and demonstrate an ability to develop and maintain a funded research program that complements existing areas of expertise. The successful candidate will join a productive and highly collaborative faculty and will participate in graduate and medical education. Salary, start-up funds, and other considerations will be consistent with a commitment to recruit, support, and retain exceptional individuals. A comprehensive benefits package includes Rowan undergraduate tuition for eligible dependents.

Applications submitted through our online application system should contain a letter of interest that includes a clear description of qualifications, curriculum vitae, a description of research interests and plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Letters of application, curriculum vitae, supporting documents, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references should be submitted through our online application system.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

Rowan University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The Stratford Campus is a Tobacco-Free Workplace.