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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 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 (2)

Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Psychology
Assistant Professor in Methodology and Quantitative 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. 

The other position is for an Assistant Professor in Methodology and Quantitative Psychology. The successful candidate is expected to teach graduate-level statistics courses including a multidisciplinary introductory course and a discipline-specific advanced course. 

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.


Department of Public Policy and Administration

Assistant / Associate Professor (Tenure-Track)

The Rutgers University-Camden Department of Public Policy and Administration seeks applications for a tenured/tenure track professor at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor for Fall 2015. 

Candidates must have a PhD in Public Policy, Public Administration, , or a related field.  Candidates at the Associate Professor level must have (1) a record of scholarship that will qualify for tenure at a Research 1 University; and (2) experience teaching in graduate programs and/or supervising dissertations. Ideal candidates at the Associate level will have  success in obtaining grants, conducting policy-relevant research,  and leading academic organizations.  All candidates should have expertise in at least one of the primary fields for teaching and research and at least one of the secondary fields listed below. 

Primary Fields for Research and Teaching:  Public Administration, International Development, Education,  and Health Policy/Administration. 

Secondary Fields for Research and Teaching: State and Local Public Finance, Public Information Systems and E-government, Organizational Theory and Behavior, Policy Analysis, Urban Policy, Comparative International Policy, Non-profit Management, International Organizations, and Social Policy. 

The DPPA offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Public Affairs with an emphasis on community development, a NASPAA accredited MPA degree, and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies.  

Application materials, including a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, two representative writing samples, and a statement of research and teaching interests, should be addressed to Search Committee, attn: Karen McGrath, Rutgers University, 401 Cooper St., Camden, NJ 08102.  Whenever possible materials should be submitted by email, preferably in PDF files, to karenmcg@camden.rutgers.edu.  Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Representatives will attend the APSA, NASPAA and APPAM conferences.  Applicants attending the NASPAA and APPAM conference should submit their applications before the conference, if possible.  

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.