College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Director - School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (F1700010

Champaign, IL
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Description

Director, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Application and nominations are invited for the position of Director of the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Director administers a school comprised of the Departments of Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular and Integrative Physiology; active research programs; and baccalaureate, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. The Director reports to the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and has responsibility for administrative and budgetary decisions, educational and research policy, and for developing and leading the School's alumni and corporate relationships efforts.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D.; current tenured appointment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Additional qualities expected: national and international reputation for scholarly productivity in biomedical research, demonstrated teaching competence, and promise of leadership and administrative competence.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Target start date: August 16, 2017.

Please create your candidate profile through and submit application materials: a letter of interest, and a current curriculum vitae. Applications will also require the contact information for three professional references. To ensure full consideration, submit required application materials by Monday, March 13, 2017. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Nominations and questions can be sent to: Professor Steven Zimmerman, Search Committee Chair, via email at

For information about the school, visit our web page at

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

Organization Name: LAS Administration
College Name or Administrative Unit: LAS
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Open Date: 02/27/2017


Similar jobs

Similar jobs