Department Chair, Biology at Texas Woman's University
11/12/2014 7:32 AM
The Department of Biology (www.twu.edu/biology
) at Texas Woman’s University (www.twu.edu) invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair, beginning as early as June 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Molecular or Cellular Biology or a closely related discipline, as well as 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 experience in a doctoral-level training program. A collaborative leadership style and membership in professional organizations are desirable. The successful candidate will appreciate a multidisciplinary environment and have 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 position is a 12-month administrative appointment with responsibilities for overseeing programs leading to the BS in Biology (including a degree with emphasis in Research), the BS in Medical Technology, the MS in Biology, and the Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. The Department has 13 full time faculty, 3 laboratory coordinators and currently has approximately 475 undergraduate, 15 masters, and 35 doctoral students.
Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, copy of graduate transcripts, and statements of administrative philosophy and research agenda via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu (include position title and job code, 15AS-BIO01, in the subject line). Confidential inquiries may be directed to Dr. Abigail Tilton at firstname.lastname@example.org.