Lecture Positions, Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

Organization: Rowan University Geography, Planning, and Sustainability

Duties: Lecturers will teach 24 credit hours over two semesters with the option to teach overload and the possibility of teaching summer classes for additional compensation.

Desired qualifications: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. (preferred) or Master’s degree in Geography, GIS, Planning, Environmental Studies, or a closely related discipline. Evidence of strong prior teaching experience is required. Strong interpersonal communication skills are essential.

Planning: We seek applicants with expertise in urban and regional planning to teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses, and potentially courses at the Masters-level. Individuals with a background in community/economic development, community food and health, transportation, or planning methods are desired.

GIS: We seek applicants with expertise in GIS to teach introductory and upper-level geospatial courses, potentially including GIS, Geospatial Analysis, Remote Sensing, Spatial Databases, Web GIS, and electives related to their expertise. Experience with spatial data management and technology is desired.

Geography: We seek applicants with a broad background in geography to teach a variety of introductory and advanced courses in both cultural/human and physical/environmental geography. Ability to teach regional courses with an emphasis on North America, particularly the mid-Atlantic United States region, and qualitative and quantitative methods are also desired. Experience mentoring students and conducting geography outreach is a plus.

Link to more information: View the full position description.

How to apply: Applications must be submitted through our online application system and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, prior teaching evaluations, and the contact information for three professional references. In the cover letter, please articulate with which area(s) you most closely identify (Planning, GIS, Geography). If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Patrick Crumrine, Interim Chairperson of the Department of Geography, Planning, and Sustainability at crumrine@rowan.edu.

Application deadline: Applications received by 3/5/18 will be assured full consideration.