New Faculty Openings

New Faculty Openings

New Open-Rank Tenure Track/Tenured Faculty Position in Chemical Engineering for 2024

About Our Opening:

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Rowan University invites applicants for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level to start September 1, 2024.

In particular, we seek qualified candidates in the broad areas related to Sustainability. Research and expertise in materials and processing, experimentation and computation, molecular to systems approaches, and applications in energy, the environment, and other areas relevant to sustainability are of interest. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the university-wide initiative, Catalysts for Sustainability Program, that seeks to engage a diverse group of faculty to catalyze new directions in sustainability research, advocacy, and education.


We seek outstanding individuals with a strong potential or proven record for excellence in research, in teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and in promoting a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Senior level candidates with exceptional achievements and demonstrated impact will have the opportunity to be considered for the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering Foundation Professorship.

The successful candidate will (a) have a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field by September 1, 2024; (b) have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; (c) have a strong record of scholarly achievement; and (e) be able to develop a team with student and faculty collaborators, and engage in high impact research, and interdisciplinary initiatives and outreach.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with applications received by November 1, 2023 given priority consideration, for a start date of September 1, 2024.

To apply, candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter outlining suitability for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a description of their research agenda (including potential funding opportunities); (4) a statement on teaching philosophy (including discussion of the candidate's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion); (5) a statement on outreach efforts and vision related to sustainability; and (6) contact info for at least three professional references.

Applications should be submitted online here (


About Our Department and University: 

Rowan University is one of the top 100 public universities and the third-fastest growing research university in the US. Our Chemical Engineering program offers students active experiential learning through open-ended Engineering Clinic research projects to solve real-world problems. Our faculty are engaged in diverse research areas that include advanced & green manufacturing, energy & the environment, sustainable materials and processing, water treatment, pharmaceutical engineering, tissue engineering, process systems engineering, and catalysis. Our department faculty leads the Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Institute (AMMI), a multi-million dollar collaborative research hub that seeks globally sustainable materials and processing solutions.