Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
Rowan University?s Office of Media & Public Relations seeks a freelance science writer with extensive experience placing stories with national media. The position entails writing press releases; devising story angles; and pitching stories to print, electronic and online outlets. Thesuccessful candidate will work with Rowan media relations staff members who oversee communication initiatives for the Edelman Fossil Park, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and other science-related disciplines.
Someone located in the greater Philadelphia region is preferred.
Please send letters of interest, resumes and samples to Lynne Musick at firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb. 10. No phone calls please.
Strong writing skills and a proven track record of national story placements are a must.
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cul...tural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.