BIOLOGY PROFESSOR/DEPARTMENT CHAIR (Job Code 16AS-BIO05) - Texas Woman's University - Denton, TX

Description

The Department of Biology at Texas Woman’s University invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair. In addition to the standard application materials listed above, please include the following for this position: (1) a brief statement of administrative philosophy, and (2) a brief research agenda. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. in Molecular or Cellular Biology or a closely related discipline. All applicants should currently hold the rank of Professor or, if applying as an Associate Professor, should meet the qualifications for promotion to Professor at TWU.
Requirements

Applicants need a record of research, external funding, teaching and service appropriate for a tenured appointment at the rank of Professor. Preference will be given to candidates with previous chair or other related administrative experience in a doctoral-level training program. The successful candidate will have appreciation for a multidisciplinary environment and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The Chair will teach in her/his area of specialization and maintain an active research program. The Chair position is a 12-month administrative appointment with responsibilities for overseeing programs leading to the Bachelor of Science in Biology (including a Biology degree with an emphasis in Research), the Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, the Master of Science in Biology degree, and the Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. The Department of Biology has 13 full time faculty, approximately 475 Biology undergraduates, 30 Master’s degree and 25 Ph.D. degree seeking students http://ift.tt/2dLYAoe
TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu (email Header or Subject line must include job title and job code.)
Texas Woman’s University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation’s largest public university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU’s graduate and undergraduate population of over 15,000, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation’s fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at http://www.twu.edu.
Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.

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