Located in the bustling waterfront district just across the Delaware River from downtown Philadelphia, Rutgers University–Camden 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 University–Camden is part of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law.  As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.  For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statementThe 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.

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.


 

Chemistry Department faculty opening:

Assistant Teaching Professor, non-tenure-track

The Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University, Camden campus seeks applications for a full-time, 10-month non-tenure track (NTT) Assistant Professor appointment in Chemistry with an emphasis on teaching and coordinating courses in General, Organic and Biological Chemistry for both chemistry and non-chemistry majors enrolled in the Nursing, Health Sciences, Biology, or Forensic Sciences Programs. This is a 2-year appointment with possibility of renewal. The teaching load is 4 courses per semester, with possible course releases allowing time for administrative duties.

The incumbent faculty member shall:
1. Maintain a rigorous and robust teaching program in General, Organic and Biological Chemistry for both chemistry and non-chemistry majors in nursing, health sciences, biology or forensics
2. Build a robust nationally recognized teaching program or paradigm focusing on successful implementations of novel curriculum, teaching methodologies, or programs
3. Utilize recognized best practice for science education, including active and experiential learning pedagogies
4. Collaborate with administrators and student advisors from the School of Nursing, Department of Biology, and other relevant programs to ensure assigned courses meet the needs of the relevant Department or Program
5. If applicable, be familiar with and teach to the educational requirements and expectations associated with licensure or certification, and develop course content that meets these requirements
6. Develop an electronic system to demonstrate that the minimum educational requirements are met for each course 
7. Under the guidance of the Department of Chemistry Chair, manage and train part-time laboratory staff, lecturers, or teaching assistants in General, Organic or Biological Chemistry Laboratory procedures, methods and instructional practices
8. Aid in the maintenance and management of teaching laboratories and shared facilities, instrumentation and space
9. Aid in the maintenance and management of course scheduling to ensure all Chemistry stake-holder groups are well-represented within the Department of Chemistry
10. Have the opportunity to pursue internal or external funding and publish in peer-reviewed journals
11. Be given the opportunity to mentor undergraduate and graduate students in independent projects related to chemistry

Minimum Position Requirements: 
1. A Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field, or an M.S. with at least three years’ professional experience in a laboratory or classroom setting
2. Experience teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in General, Organic or Biological Chemistry
3. Cognizance of general safety requirements and procedures related to safe handling of chemical and biological materials

The Department of Chemistry (https://chemistry.camden.rutgers.edu/) is ACS accredited, with faculty engaged in research, mentorship, and teaching of undergraduate and graduate students. The department services approximately 500 undergraduate and graduate students in chemistry, biology, physics, nursing, health sciences, and forensic sciences. Additional collaborative opportunities are available with science faculty affiliated with the center of computational & integrative biology, physics, computer science, mathematics, forensic science and biology.

 

Childhood Studies Department faculty opening:

Assistant Professor of Childhood Studies, tenure-track

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University–Camden invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Childhood Studies with a start date of September 1, 2019.

Building on the strengths of its established, internationally recognized and interdisciplinary program, the department seeks an outstanding scholar of digital media, children and youth, and childhood. We seek a social scientist who is able to teach courses for both the Department of Childhood Studies as well as for the Digital Studies program. The successful candidate will have a research agenda focused on digital media, childhood, and children and youth. Qualitative and/or quantitative approaches to social research are equally welcome. The disciplinary affiliation of an applicant is of less importance than the quality of her/his research and a demonstrated appreciation for multidisciplinary approaches to the study of children and childhood.

The department aims to build strength in research on under-served populations in both national and international contexts (e.g., exceptional populations, health disparities, early childhood). Candidates are welcome to identify how their work might contribute to this departmental priority. We seek applicants eager to contribute to service roles in the Childhood Studies department, supervise doctoral and M.A. students in Childhood Studies and participate in Digital Studies research initiatives on campus.

Established in 2007 as the first doctoral-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. It enjoys an active faculty and graduate student body whose work often integrates scholarship with social and community engagement. The Rutgers-Camden Digital Studies program offers an interdisciplinary major and minor, drawing on courses and expertise from faculty across the College of Arts and Sciences, and hosts an annual cohort of Digital Studies fellows. Both Childhood Studies and Digital Studies have hosted several major conferences, sponsor an array of lectures and symposia, and annually welcome visiting scholars from around the world. The appointment will be fully within the Department of Childhood Studies.

Applicants must have earned the Ph.D. in Childhood Studies, Education, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Policy, Geography, Communications, Health Sciences or a related field before beginning employment at Rutgers University. The duties of the assistant professorship include: engaging in an active research program; supervising MA and Ph.D. students; teaching four courses per year (typically including one graduate seminar per academic year) in the area of Childhood Studies, two of which will meet the requirements of Digital Studies courses; and participating fully in the life of the department in service and other capacities. Candidates may learn about the campus and the Department of Childhood Studies at http://childhood.camden.rutgers.edu/, the Digital Studies program at http://digitalstudies.camden.rutgers.edu/, and by contacting the Childhood Studies Department Chair, Dr. Daniel Cook (dtcook@camden.rutgers.edu).

 

Public Policy and Administration Department faculty opening:

Assistant Professor, tenure-track

The Department of Public Policy and Administration invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program for the academic year beginning 2019-2020.  Our NASPAA-accredited, MPA and Executive MPA programs offer degree specializations in Public Management and Community Development.  We are looking for a candidate whose teaching and research interests are in the areas of public and nonprofit management, policy analysis and/or data analytics.  Candidates’ research agendas should be robust, with preference for issues including: policy analysis, urban policy, and public sector diversity related research.  The successful candidate will be able to teach core public administration classes in management, public policy, and research methods.

Minimum Position Requirements: Ph.D. in Public Administration or related field by the start of employment.

 

Physics Department faculty opening:

Assistant Teaching Professor, non-tenure-track

The Department of Physics at Rutgers University–Camden invites applicants for a 10-month, full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting September 1, 2019. The initial appointment is for 2 years with the possibility of renewal. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Physics, or other very closely related field. Primary responsibilities of the position include teaching four courses per semester (fall and spring) at the undergraduate level; participation in course, curriculum, and program development; engagement in student research and mentorship; and continued engagement with research methods and practices in the candidate’s field of expertise. Special consideration will be given to applicants with expertise in computational methods, and those that have a proven record of teaching excellence in undergraduate courses at all levels, including teaching laboratories. The applicant will be expected to take a leadership role in the growth of our engineering transfer program, as well as participate in additional departmental, university, and community service. The Physics department moved into a new building with state-of-the-art facilities in 2017.

Minimum Position Requirements: Ph.D in Physics or other very closely related field.

 

Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Department faculty opening:

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, tenure-track

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Rutgers University–Camden invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice beginning September 1, 2019. A Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology or a related field at the time of appointment is required. We seek candidates with a strong publishing record, an active research agenda with the potential to secure external funding, and a commitment to effective teaching. The department values civic engagement and experiential learning.

The research areas of specialization are open. Candidates who can teach courses in policing and minorities and justice are preferred. The position carries a 2-2 teaching load and the opportunity to teach at the graduate level.