Chairperson, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Newark, DE
May 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: College of Arts & Sciences: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Location: Newark, DE
Closes: Mar 20, 2017

Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - Internal Search

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Delaware seeks internal applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry beginning in Fall, 2017. The Chair will be appointed for a five-year term. We anticipate making an appointment effective on or about September 1, 2017.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field of study; a distinguished record of scholarship; a commitment to excellence in instruction at all levels; and sufficient experience to indicate the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with faculty, staff, and the administration. The Chair should be a dynamic individual with a vision for the future to help the department enhance the quality of research and instruction and advance its reputation and visibility, as well as furthering ties with other departments at the university.

Applicants should submit a complete and current CV and a well-developed, written statement outlining: his/her perception of the current challenges and opportunities facing the department, how he/she will approach each of the challenges and attempt to take advantage of the opportunities, and his/her overall vision of the future direction of the department. Applicants should apply at Nominations and questions regarding the application process may be addressed to Prof. Robin Morgan, Chair, Chemistry and Biochemistry Search Committee ( Application materials should be received by March 20, 2017 to ensure full consideration, and will be shared with departmental faculty.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

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Susan L. Groff, Ed. D.,
Director, Institutional Equity & Title IX Coordinator
305 Hullihen Hall, Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-3666

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Anne L. Jannarone, M.Ed., Ed.S.
Director, Office of Disability Support Services
Alison Hall, Suite 130
ewark, DE 19716
(302) 831-4643

OR contact the U.S. Department of Education - Office for Civil Rights.

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