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Monmouth University
  • Position Number: 1184178
  • Location: West Long Branch, NJ
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Political Science

Monmouth University

Endowed Chair of Marine and Environmental Law and Policy

Department: Political Science and Sociology

Position Summary:
The Monmouth University School of Humanities and Social Sciences invites outstanding applicants for the Endowed Rechnitz Family / Urban Coast Institute Chair in Marine and Environmental Law and Policy. The successful applicant will be hired at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level and located in the Department of Political Science and Sociology as well as associated with the Urban Coast Institute (UCI). The UCI serves Monmouth University and the public as a forum for research, education, and collaboration in the development and implementation of natural and social science-based policies and programs that support stewardship of healthy, productive, and resilient ocean and coastal ecosystems and communities. Teaching and research are mutually supportive activities at Monmouth University. To assist the Endowed Chair, the University will provide funds for research, normally to a maximum of $10,000 per year subject to roll-over. This position is an anticipated opening.

Review of applications will occur upon receipt. Applications received by April 15, 2018 will receive fullest consideration. The search process will remain open until the position is filled.

Preference will be given to candidates whose letters of recommendation comment positively on teaching and research potential and /or successes, including work with undergraduate students. Finalists will present a sample class and a research seminar as part of the interview process.

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Doctoral degree

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
PhD or JD in a relevant discipline from the social sciences or humanities, including political science, law, or environmental studies.

Expertise in marine, ocean, and environmental law and policy. Established record of strong teaching, scholarship, and research credentials. Commitment to a teacher-scholar model of faculty development, high-quality teaching, and an active and productive research program involving undergraduate students. Ability to seek external funding and have a demonstrated record of success in securing grants and extramural support.

Highly qualified scholar and researcher with record of success in formulating funding proposals, securing external funding support for research, and managing grant funded research. A record of scholarly publications in referred journals. Record of exemplary scholarship, publications, teaching or clear potential for teaching effectiveness at the university level. Experience engaging interdisciplinary research and collaboration. A demonstrated ability to interact congenially and fruitfully with co-workers at all levels.

Preferred Qualifications:
Curricular and academic program development. Program and project administration and management.

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Posting Date: 03/09/2018
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Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier private, liberal arts institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. Comprehensive in scope, the University enrolls approximately 6,300 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention, and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The Universitys welcoming learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education, while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouths faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by involving undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Just one hour from New York City, and close to Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture that is rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The Universitys 168-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic beauty of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities. Recent updates include a $47 million renovation to the Science Building and construction of a $16 million stadium, which serves as home for more than half of the Universitys student-athletes. A host of unique cultural experiences are available just outside the Universitys gatesfrom Asbury Parks legendary music scene and growing LGBT community, to Red Banks theater and dining hub, to Long Branchs redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Reports Best Colleges, The Princeton Reviews The Best 382 Colleges, and Money magazines Best Colleges for Your Money.\r

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