Nanoscience Department Chair

Job description

Position Number 999961

Functional Title Nanoscience Department Chair

Position Type Department Chairs

Position Summary

The department Chair reports to the Dean of the JSNN and has primary responsibility and accountability for the overall direction, operation, and management of the department in accordance with the mission and goals of the JSNN

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must possess a terminal degree (PhD or equivalent); a distinguished and active record of extramurally sponsored research; a history of excellent peer-reviewed scholarship; demonstrated expertise and commitment to graduate teaching; and a strong track record of leadership, mentoring/sponsorship and personnel management, especially as it relates to oversight of multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research. The Chair will be committed to the principle that a diverse and inclusive community of students, staff, and faculty enhances our mission in providing exceptional education, advancing nanoscience discovery, and fostering innovation to help tackle the most vexing challenges in nanoscience especially as is relevant to the economic growth of nano-enabled industry in the state and nation.

Preferred Qualifications

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Tenure Status Tenure

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research/scholarly accomplishments and interests; a narrative of administrative and leadership philosophy including a statement of past and proposed efforts to enhance diversity and inclusion; and names of three individuals who will be contacted, with permission of the candidate, following initial evaluations.

Recruitment Range $165,000 - $175,000

Org #-Department Dean's Office Joint School Nanoscie - 13201

Job Open Date 09/05/2018

For Best Consideration Date 09/30/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Time Limited

Number of Months per Year 10

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3
  4. Link to Professional Portfolio
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Research Statement

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Posted: 11/5/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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