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Position: Department Chair, Professor of Biology
Jackson State University
, Jackson , Mississippi United States
Duties: The responsibilities of the Chair are to provide visionary leadership and overall management of the Department of Biology while maintaining collegiality. The Chair, a senior faculty administrator, promotes teaching, research, and service excellence. Therefore, the position demands a high-level commitment and professional duties
Requirements: Must have a doctorate and broad experience in any area of Biological Science; Must have academic credentials that represent teaching, research, and service/outreach excellence
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If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Position Details Position Information Posting Number F00332P Position Title Department Chair, Professor of Biology Department Biology FLSA Exempt Salary Not listed. Grant Funded No Location Main Campus Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Faculty Number of Vacancies 1 Desired start date 07/01/2023 Position Summary The responsibilities of the Chair are to provide visionary leadership and overall management of the Department of Biology while maintaining collegiality. The Chair, a senior faculty administrator, promotes teaching, research, and service excellence. Therefore, the position demands a high-level commitment and professional duties. Qualifications Minimum Required Education Must have a doctorate and broad experience in any area of Biological Science Must have academic credentials that represent teaching, research, and service/outreach excellence Minimum Required Experience Must have experience as and be eligible for a tenured, full professor and Chair at the time of appointment Must have experience with accreditation processes, personnel management expertise, and recruitment skills Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications None. Qualifications Must possess strong academic networks and meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States when the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment. Skills and Abilities Understanding of the breadth and depth of different departmental constituencies, e.g., undergraduate and graduate studies Understanding of current trends in higher education and university governing policies. Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication with faculty, staff, stakeholders, parents, and students Leadership, administrative and organizational skills Budget/resource management ability Ability to secure and sustain grant/contract funding for research, student training program, outreach, and development Job Duties and Responsibilities The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Providing academic and administrative leadership to the Department Providing leadership for faculty development, program development and assessment, grantsmanship, long-range planning, budgeting, public relations, and recruitment and retention of diverse students and faculty Supervising and evaluating personnel Serving as part of the College’s leadership team and on university committees Developing and maintaining community and business partnerships Serving as a liaison to administration, alumni, and the community Addressing student issues Maximizing and enhancing the use of space and physical facilities Posting Detail Information EEO Statement Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Background Check Statement Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report. Open Date 04/06/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Posting Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States? Yes No * Can you, if hired, provide documents to show your eligibility to work in the United States? Yes No * What is the highest level of education attained? GED High School Diploma Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Ph.D. Degree None of the above choices * Can you, if hired, provide proof of education? Yes No Applicant Documents Required Documents Curriculum Vitae Teaching Philosophy Unofficial Transcripts Letter of Reference 1 Letter of Reference 2 Letter of Reference 3 Optional Documents Jackson State University is designated as a "high research activity” institution by the Carnegie Foundation. Jackson State University: A Military-Friendly University All Rights Reserved. Jackson State University ©2007-2012 - Comments - To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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