3/4 Time Faculty, Political Science

Glassboro, New Jersey
May 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution 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. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. 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 Department of Political Science and Economics and the American Studies Program at Rowan University is jointly seeking an Americanist, with an interdisciplinary research focus preferred, for a one-year position for 2016-2017 academic year. Teaching duties will include three courses per semester: four Political Science courses and two for the American Studies program. The specific courses include Introduction to American Government, Interdisciplinary Research and Writing, and either Race, Poverty in the US or Black American Politics determined by his/her area of research. Other responsibilities include regular departmental service and contributing to the department’s Race, Class and Gender specialization.


A Master’s degree in Political Science or related field required; Ph.D. preferred.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcripts, and the contact information for 3 references.

Applications must be submitted through the applicant tracking system: http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/job-details.aspx?jobid=5446826

Any questions about the position should be addressed to Dr. Katrinka Somdahl-Sands at


Deadline: June 3, 2017

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

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.