Detailed Job Description
Provide departmental academic and administrative leadership.
Provide academic and administrative leadership and to manage the work of the Department across all campuses. Specific duties and responsibilities include: budget oversight, curriculum development and implementation, recruitment and professional development of faculty (including promotion and tenure recommendations), recommendations to the Dean for faculty teaching and workload assignments, and for faculty and unclassified staff merit-based salary increases, hiring and supervision of staff, management of Departmental office operations, communication of University and College policies and practices to the Department, representation of the Department to the College, University, and broader publics.
The position requires a Ph.D., tenure in the Department of Biology at Miami University, and the rank of full professor by the time of hiring. An excellent record of accomplishment in teaching and research, and administrative experiences, suggesting a demonstrated ability to lead an academic department, are also required.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants will be asked to submit cover letter, curriculum vitae and statement outlining administrative philosophy and a vision for the future of the Department when applying to this position. Please address all inquiries to Dr. Michael Crowder, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (firstname.lastname@example.org).