The Department of Human Ecology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applications for a full-time, 10-month non-tenure track (NTT) faculty position at the Assistant Teaching Professor level.
The successful candidate will be expected to advance the teaching and practice of science communication at Rutgers University. In addition, the successful candidate will direct, manage, and advise students within the Science Communication and Science Outreach minors. S/he will also engage in student mentoring, including students involved in George H. Cook Honors Projects, the Aresty Research Assistant Program, and independent studies and internships. S/he will also assist in leading efforts to establish and run a new interdisciplinary science communication initiative at Rutgers. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to engage in relevant research, and grant writing related to science communication as time permits.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in the social sciences, media studies, communications, or journalism, a record of relevant peer-reviewed research, and demonstrable excellence in teaching science communication.
Posting Number: 19FA1835
Location: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 96633
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.