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Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6097
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Rutgers University–Camden, located in the bustling waterfront district just across the Delaware River from downtown Philadelphia, is the southern campus of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. The campus includes undergraduate and graduate Arts and Sciences programs, a Nursing School, a Law School, and a Business School offering the M.B.A. and B.S.

Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University and our departments seek to attract an active, culturally diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Rutgers University is the recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.


Department of Foreign Languages

Non-tenure track position
Visiting Assistant Professor of French

Rutgers University–Camden’s Foreign Languages and Literatures Department invites applications for a one-year position in French at the level of Assistant professor, to begin in the Fall 20125 (employment begins September 1, 2015).  The position may be renewed for a second year (non-tenure track).

Ph.D. must be completed by the end of the Spring semester, 2015, preference will be given to candidates with proven excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and clear evidence of scholarly development.  Duties included: 1) teaching general and specialized literature and culture courses as well as intermediate through advanced language courses, 2) advising students, and 3) performing scholarly research.   Opportunities may exist to teach in the Honors College and in the Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies seminars.  Native or near-native fluency in French and English required.

Applicants should have a specialization in 17th or 18th century literature, with an interest in cultural studies or the history of science / medicine or theater / media studies.  An interest in teaching language and grammar is essential. 

Applications must include a letter of application, a CV, four letters of recommendation (including one that specifically addresses your teaching profile), a writing sample of published or in-press scholarship (no longer than 30 pages), and two syllabi of courses you have taught or would like to teach.  Application packets received by November 7, 2014 will be given full consideration. Submitting applications online through Interfolio is strongly preferred; applications may also be sent to:  French Search Committee, Dept. of Foreign Languages, Rutgers University Camden, 311 North 5th Street, Camden, NJ 08102-1405.

Interview will be held by phone or video link, or possible on campus for local candidates.  MLA interviews will not take place.

Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  The University and our department seek to attract an active and diverse faculty of the highest caliber.


Department of Political Science

Assistant Professor – American Government, Urban Politics & Policy

The Political Science Department at Rutgers University-Camden invites applications for a full time, tenure track appointment at the rank of assistant professor. This position is one of four Political Science joint appointments with the Department of Public Policy and Administration (DPPA) that offers an undergraduate Urban Studies major, an MPA and a PhD in Public Affairs with a focus on Community Development. Teaching responsibilities are two Political Science classes and two DPPA classes per year. The primary field of specialization is American Government with a subfield in Urban Politics & Policy. Expertise in State and Local Government is a plus. PhD must be awarded no later than May 2015.

As its sister campuses in New Brunswick and Newark, Camden is a unit of Rutgers University and as such all applicants must demonstrate a record of research commensurate with expectations at an AAU research university. 

The Political Science Department includes nine full-time faculty members serving approximately 250 majors. While the course load and publishing expectations reflect those of a large research institution, our class size and commitment to individualized attention, especially in our honors program, reflect the advantages of a smaller liberal arts environment. The DPPA has eleven faculty members in addition to the five joint appointments and serves 30 PhD students, 90 MPA students and 50 undergraduate Urban Studies majors. Camden is located directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, offering a diversity of transportation, and housing, cultural and educational options.

 Candidates should submit the following materials electronically Ms. Lisa Alston, la266@camden.rutgers.edu: (1) a letter of interest emphasizing teaching experience as well as research accomplishments and agenda: (2) a CV; and (3) three letters of references. Please be sure to submit documents as pdf files or MS Word documents. The Department will be interviewing candidates at the APSA meetings and applications will be accepted until October 31, 2014.

Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University and our two departments seek to attract an active, culturally diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 


Department of Psychology 

Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-Camden Campus invites application for two tenure track positions to start in fall,2015. 

One position is for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Psychology, ideally with a focus on health disparities. The successful candidate is expected to be involved in a newly developed major in Health Sciences and to teach Introduction to Health Sciences. 

Rutgers-Camden is a research-intensive campus of 6,000 students located in Camden, New Jersey, directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia.  The teaching load for junior faculty and research-active senior faculty is 2-2, and salaries and benefits are competitive.  Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2014.    Send a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, representative publications, and three letters of recommendation to jacdunn@camden.rutgers.edu.  Materials may also be sent to Search Committee (Health Psychology or Quantitative Psychology), Psychology Department, Rutgers University, 311 N. Fifth Street, Camden NJ 08102-1405. 

Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award. The University and the department seek to attract an active, culturally diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.