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Camden, NJ 08102
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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 Philosophy & Religion

Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Biomedical Ethics – Associate Professor

Rutgers University—Camden is searching for the inaugural holder of the Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Biomedical Ethics.  This is a tenured faculty line at the Associate Professor level in the Department of Philosophy and Religion.  The successful candidate must have a record of scholarship, teaching, and service sufficient to qualify for a tenured faculty position at the associate professor level at Rutgers University.  The Term Chair in Biomedical Ethics should be an outstanding scholar and teacher grounded in philosophical and ethical theory as well as skilled in its application to a wide range of applied questions involved in medical and healthcare practice, policy, research, and law.  While the Term Chair designation is for an initial 5 years with the possibility of renewal, the faculty member will hold a tenured position in the Department of Philosophy and Religion following the expiration of the term.  Term Chair duties include providing leadership and coordination across Rutgers University—Camden, the Rutgers University System, and in the South Jersey/Philadelphia metropolitan area on biomedical issues, including areas such as undergraduate biomedical ethics coursework in philosophy, an ethics requirement for the Rutgers University—Camden School of Nursing, the “Ethics and Values” component of the new Rutgers University—Camden undergraduate general education requirements, the biomedical ethics curriculum in the Rutgers University Law School, a possible ethics component for the new program in Health Sciences, as well as potential new collaborations on issues of urban healthcare, and law and policies among units of Rutgers University—Camden and the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.  Salary is competitive.  Send letter of interest and CV by email to Prof. Stuart Charmé (scharme@rutgers.edu), Henry Rutgers Term Chair Search Committee Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Rutgers University, Camden, N.J. 08102.  Review of applications will begin immediately with preference for full consideration of applications received before January 10, 2015. 

Rutgers University 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.  In addition, Rutgers University is the recipient of a National 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 

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.