The Department of Biomedical Sciences of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position. The Department of Biomedical Sciences is composed of faculty with broad interests in biomedical research and medical education. A major focus of this position is on medical education in the areas of biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, pathology, and physiology with special consideration given to candidates with documented medical school teaching experience. The CMSRU curriculum emphasizes small-group active learning and practical application sessions. Experience with clinical case-based, team-based, and self-directed active learning methodology is highly desirable.
The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a sustainable program of independent research. Current areas of research in the department include cell biology, cancer, inflammation, cardiovascular disease, bone and joint disease, and neurology. Applicants with interests in these areas are especially encouraged to apply; however, all applicants will be considered. New laboratory space, a start-up package, and competitive salary are offered.
The minimum requirements for the position are a Ph.D. degree, post-doctoral experience, evidence of sustained scholarly output, and excellent written and spoken communication skills. Although flexible, the expected start date for the position is July 1, 2020. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US. The university will not sponsor an application for a work visa for this position.
Rowan University values diversity in its faculty body and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a two page summary of their past and future research program, and a two page teaching philosophy statement to the Rowan University Career Site. For full consideration, please apply by January 1, 2020.
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