Position Title: Chair/Associate Professor/ Department of Chemistry
Position Number: FT046
Division: Academic Affairs
Recruitment Pool: Open to General Public
Position Type: Full-time, Tenure-track, Salaried/Faculty
Posting Date: November 4, 2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Work Days: Monday – Friday
Working Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
REPSONSIBILITIES: The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Chemistry with a vision to enhance its strong undergraduate program. The Chair will be an accomplished educator, who approaches both teaching and research with enthusiasm, is prepared to lead the faculty, and motivated to work with students at the undergraduate levels. He/she is responsible for organizing and administering the academic program of the department; recruiting, mentoring, and maintaining faculty and other personnel; preparing budgets, encouraging professional development; evaluating performance; providing a system of academic advising for students; and performing other related administrative duties, special assignments, and projects.
Qualifications: This position requires a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field and administrative experience appropriate for appointment at the rank of associate/professor. The successful candidate must have superior academic experience, and have an established record of teaching, research, grantsmanship, and service appropriate for appointment to the rank of professor/associate professor.
Special Note: Effective January 1, 2011, all new hires must pass a criminal background check
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately
Application Procedure: Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description and elaboration of relevant experience, select publications, an official transcript, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:
Dr. Verlie Tisdale, Chairperson
Claflin University/Dept. of Chemistry
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office before the closing date. Office Number: 803-535-5635 Job Line Number: 803-535-5394 TDD Number: 1-800-735-8583 (TDD).
Equal Opportunity Employer