Dept Chair/Head- Mathematical Sciences

Clemson, SC
Mar 20, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clemson University: College of Science: Dept Chair/Head Mathematical Sciences

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Clemson University. Qualifications include a rank of Full Professor, or equivalent, and proven leadership experience. Administrative experience is highly desirable.

The Mathematical Sciences Department at Clemson has successfully integrated the areas of algebra and discrete mathematics; analysis; computational mathematics; operations research; mathematical statistics and probability; and applied statistics and data science, into balanced educational programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs. The department has achieved national recognition in a number of areas from pure and applied research to program and classroom innovation. The department houses 52 tenure stream faculty members, 28 lecturers, 8 full-time staff members, as well as 116 graduate and 231 undergraduate students. It is the largest unit within the College of Science, and it contributes to the university with a significant service course load. Further information regarding the department and its programs can be found at

50% administrative, 25% teaching, and 25% research

Earned Doctorate, rank of Full Professor, or equivalent, and proven leadership experience. Administrative experience is highly desirable. Must demonstrate both a dynamic vision for supporting, directing, and enhancing the multiple missions of the department and an appreciation for, and understanding of, the department's broad and diverse mathematical sciences disciplines.


Applications must be electronically filed at by uploading a cover letter, vita (including names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references), and a statement detailing research, teaching, service and administrative accomplishments. Applications received by August 15, 2017 will receive full consideration, but later applications may be considered until the position is filled. The position will have a flexible start time between January 1, 2018 and July 1, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.