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Rutgers-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 Biology

Assistant Professor

The Rutgers University-Camden Campus seeks a full time, tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Biology beginning Fall 2014. The ideal candidate will help expand current ecological programs, and will participate in the development of new environmental sciences programs and the recently-formed Center for Computational and Integrative Biology with associated doctoral program. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in aquatic ecology, urban ecology, ecotoxicology and related disciplines. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, the successful candidate is expected to acquire external funding for research and engage in interdisciplinary collaboration. A Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in relevant fields are required. Please arrange for electronic copies of a CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to be sent to Janet Caruso: jmcaruso@camden.rutgers.edu. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. 

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


Computational and Integrative Biology

Assistant Professor

The Rutgers University-Camden Campus seeks a broadly trained scientist in Systems Biology (including Synthetic Biology) for a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position beginning in Fall 2014. The ideal candidate will have both experimental and theoretical interests in modeling and investigating biological systems. The successful candidate will become a member of the recently-formed Center for Computational and Integrative Biology (CCIB). The CCIB has started new doctoral and Master’s programs in 2010. A Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral training are required for applicants. The candidate will be expected to establish a productive, well-funded research program and should take a strongly collaborative approach consistent with the interdisciplinary mission of the CCIB. This position entails teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of the applicant’s expertise, with an appointment in the most suitable of the following departments: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics. Please arrange for electronic copies of a CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to Peter Fazzino:  fazzino@camden.rutgers.edu.   Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. 

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


Department of Childhood Studies

Assistant and Associate Professors

The Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University—Camden, New Jersey, USA invites applications for two positions:  Assistant Professor (tenure-track) and Associate Professor (tenured) of Childhood Studies to commence on 1st September 2014.

Building on the strengths of its established, internationally recognized program, the Department seeks outstanding scholars whose research interests and projects address the lives or contexts of children and childhood from an interdisciplinary perspective.  All areas in the social sciences and humanities are welcome, including interdisciplinary fields such as performance studies, gender studies and disability studies. The disciplinary affiliation of an applicant is of less importance than the quality of his/her research and the demonstrated appreciation for multidisciplinary approaches to the study of children and childhood.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from those whose work addresses the following areas, broadly conceived, and can speak to both national and transnational contexts: children’s sexualities, literacies, media, health behavior, geographies and disabilities.  We seek applicants with experience supervising doctoral students and interest in contributing to leadership roles within the department.

Established in 2007 as the first doctoral-granting granting program in childhood studies in the USA, the Department graduated its first Ph.D. students in May 2013. Childhood Studies offers a robust, multidisciplinary curriculum for BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees.  The Department has hosted several major international conferences, sponsors an array of lectures and symposia, and annually welcomes visiting scholars from around the world. It enjoys an active faculty and graduate student body whose work often integrates scholarship with social engagement. 

Rutgers University—Camden, a beautiful, urban campus expanding to accommodate the growth of Southern New Jersey, is located just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia.  Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  The University and our Department seek to attract an active, culturally diverse faculty of the highest caliber.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates can learn about the campus and the Department of Childhood Studies at http://childhood.camden.rutgers.edu/ and by contacting Department Chair, Dr. Lynne Vallone. Applicants should include a cover letter indicating the ways in which their research adds to the Department’s strengths and focusing on how their teaching and research may enhance a multidisciplinary program, along with a CV and no more than two publications for the Associate Professor position and one for the Assistant Professor position.  Applicants to the Assistant Professor position should forward three letters of recommendation while applicants to the Associate Professor position should forward a list of at least three potential referees.  Applications—electronic submissions are encouraged—should be sent to cstudies@camden.rutgers.edu or to Dr. Lynne Vallone, Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 405-407 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102 USA.  The positions will remain open until filled, but completed applications received by 7 November 2013 will receive fullest consideration.


Department of History

Assistant Professor

Subfield: East Asian History

The History Department at Rutgers University—Camden seeks a full-time tenure-track faculty members specializing in East Asian history (time period open) beginning September 1, 2014 at the rank of Assistant Professor.   Applicant must have the Ph.D. degree in hand at time of appointment.  The successful applicant will teach a 2/2 load, including a survey of Asian history; contribute to campus programs and the global history track in our M.A. program; and be held to standards for tenure and promotion that are uniform on all Rutgers campuses.  Rutgers University—Camden is part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and enjoys full access to an AAU and Research 1 library system.  Rutgers University—Camden is located a few minutes from Center City Philadelphia and offers easy access to rich scholarly resources

Please send a letter of application. C.V., graduate transcripts, three signed letters of recommendation, and an article or chapter-length writing sample to either East Asian History Search Committee Chair Dr. Lorrin Thomas, History Department, Rutgers University,  429 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102 or to both lthomas2@camden.rutgers.edu  and Roxanne Huertas, rhuertas@camden.rutgers.edu.

If the writing sample is part of a large piece, please include an abstract and table on contents, and/or statement of how the sample fits into your larger work.

Please submit all materials by November 15th. Consideration will begin immediately after; we will acknowledge all applications.  Interviews will be conducted at the AHA meeting in Washington D.C.

Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University and its 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 Philosophy and Religion

Assistant Professor (Religion)

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, CAMDEN, NJ. Assistant Professor of Religion, tenure-track, beginning Fall 2014, in World Religions or Comparative Religions.  Additional teaching competence desirable in Religion and Ethics, Art, Literature, or Culture.  4 courses/year (2/semester).  Candidates with innovative, interdisciplinary interests and ability to create links with other programs and departments are of particular appeal.  Undergraduate focus with graduate teaching opportunities in other programs. Ph.D. prior to appointment.  Competitive salary.  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.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, in a single PDF document if possible, plus three letters of recommendation to: Roxanne Huertas, rhuertas@camden.rutgers.edu, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Rutgers University-Camden, 429 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102. Inquiries may be directed to Stuart Charmé, Search Committee Chair, scharme@camden.rutgers.edu.  Application deadline: October 4, 2013. We will conduct interviews at the November AAR Annual Meeting in Baltimore.


Department of Political Science

Assistant Professor

Subfield(s): American Politics, Public Policy

The Political Science Department at Rutgers University-Camden invites applications for a full time tenure track appointment at the rank of assistant professor. The fields of specialization will be in American Politics and Public Policy with a focus on national institutions. While strong candidates in any subfield are encouraged to apply we are especially interested in those with demonstrated expertise in the Policy Process, and the Presidency/Executive Branch or Elections. There will be opportunities periodically to teach courses in the allied Department of Public Policy and Administration, which offers an MPA degree, and a Ph.D. in Public Affairs. Rutgers-Camden, like it’s sister campuses in New Brunswick and Newark, 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 Department includes eight 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. Camden is located directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, offering a diversity of transportation, and housing, cultural and educational options.

No later than November 15, 2013, applicants should submit a CV along with a letter of interest elaborating their teaching and research accomplishments, and three letters of reference addressed to Dr. Richard Harris, Chair, Political Science Department, Rutgers University, 401 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102.  Materials may be sent electronically to Ms. Lisa Alston, la266@camden.rutgers.edu.

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.

Associate/Full Professor

Subfield(s): Political Theory, American Politics

The Political Science Department at Rutgers University-Camden invites applications for a full time appointment at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure. The field of specialization will be Political Theory and/or American Politics. The successful candidate will play a leadership role in the Department, not only in mentoring junior faculty, but also in responding to the changing landscape of higher education. Camden, like it’s sister campuses in New Brunswick and Newark, is a unit of Rutgers University and as such all applicants must demonstrate a record of research commensurate with a senior, tenured appointment at a research university. 

The Department includes eight full-time faculty members serving approximately 250 majors. While the course load and publishing expectations reflect those of a large AAU institution, our class size and commitment to individualized attention, especially in our honors program, reflect the advantages of a smaller liberal arts environment. Camden is located directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, offering a diversity of transportation, housing, cultural and educational options.

Candidates should address a letter of interest emphasizing administrative experience and teaching and research accomplishments and the names of three references to Dr. Richard Harris, Chair, Political Science Department, Rutgers University, 401 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102.  All materials may be sent electronically to, Ms. Lisa Alston, la266@camden.rutgers.edu. 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.


Department of Psychology

Assistant Professor

Specialization: Cultural psychology/Psychology of Minority Groups

The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-Camden Campus invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level to start in Fall, 2014.  Desirable candidates will have a strong research program in cultural psychology or the psychology of minority groups.  In addition, special consideration will be given to candidates able to connect to the newly emerging digital studies program on our campus. Examples of such connections include study of the psychology of the media and methodologies involving large data sets or social media. Teaching responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate courses in research methods as well as classes focused on the candidate’s research area.

Rutgers University-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, 2012.   Send a letter of application (including a link to candidate’s web page), CV, supporting materials (including at most 4 recent papers), and three letters of recommendation to: Search Committee, Psychology Department, 311 N. Fifth Street, Rutgers University, 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 Department seek 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 Professors

Rutgers University-Camden, Department of Public Policy and Administration, seeks applications for two tenured/tenure track professors at the assistant or associate level, for Fall 2014.

Candidates must have a PhD in Public Policy or Administration, Political Science, Economics, International Development or a related field.  Candidates at the Associate level must have (1) a record of scholarship that will qualify for tenure at a research university; and (2) experience supervising dissertations. Ideal candidates will have documented success in grants and applied research; and demonstrated leadership abilities.

Candidates should have expertise in at least one of the primary fields for teaching and research and at least one of the secondary fields.

Primary Fields for Research and Teaching:

Public Management, Public Administration Theory

International Development, Global Health Policy

Secondary Fields for Research and Teaching:

State and Local Public Finance, Public Information Systems, Organizational Theory and Behavior, Policy Analysis, Urban Policy, Comparative International Policy, Education Policy, Non-profit Management, International Organizations, Social Policy.

The DPPA offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Public Affairs with an emphasis on community development, a NASPAA accredited Masters in Public Administration  degree, and a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies.

Application materials including a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference, representative publications, 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. 

Materials should be submitted by email, preferably in PDF files, to Karen McGrath, karenmcg@camden.rutgers.edu.   Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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.


Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice beginning Fall 2014. A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or a related field at the time of appointment is required. We seek candidates with a strong publishing record, an active research program and a commitment to teaching. 

The research areas are open. Teaching responsibilities could include courses in courts and criminal law, plus theories of crime and delinquency or research methods. The position carries with it opportunity to teach at the graduate level.

Applicants should electronically submit the following information: 1) current curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter, 3) three letters of recommendation, and 4) writing sample to the Department Secretary Sherry Pisacano at pisacano@camden.rutgers.edu.  Review of applications will begin on October 4, 2013 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Interviewing may begin in November 2013.

The Camden Campus of Rutgers University is located in southern New Jersey across the Delaware River from downtown Philadelphia.  The campus includes undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences and schools of law, business, and nursing.  It is home to a diverse student body. For information about the Department and its programs, see http://sociology.camden.rutgers.edu/. Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and we strongly encourage women and minorities to apply for this position.


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