Chair/Professor 499716

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Chair/Professor 499716

Position Type: Faculty

Position Number: 499716

Department: Biology

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Lamar University seeks an energetic and productive Chair for the Department of Biology. Lamar University is a state-supported institution with approximately 15,000 students located in Beaumont, Texas, close to the Gulf of Mexico and 90 minutes from Houston. A part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the department offers undergraduate degrees in Biology and Environmental Science, as well as a Master's degree in Biology.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must possess an earned doctorate in the biological sciences. A documented record of scholarship, including funded external grants and publications, is required for the senior level appointment. Prior administrative experience is strongly preferred. Applicants should have a documented record of leadership, as well as strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary: Commensurate

Work Hours:

Posting Date: 12/05/2017

Close Date: 3/1/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:
The anticipated starting date is Fall 2018. Applicants should send a letter of interest, and statements of administrative style, teaching philosophy, and research interests, along with a current vita, and names/contact information of at least three (3) references to:

Biology Chair Search
c/o Human Resources
Lamar University
P.O. Box 11127
Beaumont, TX 77710

To apply, visit

Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.





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Posted: 12/6/2017
Application Due: 12/6/2018
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