North Carolina Central University
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|Appointment Type||Permanent - Full Time|
|FTE||.75 = 40 hours/week, 9 months|
|If time limited, duration date|
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit|| |
The College of Arts and Sciences is where cultural and intellectual diversity meet. With majors in the sciences, humanities and the arts, the college has a culture of collaboration that encourages students to discover their own path. The Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences prepares students to be competitive in a global biomedical science career market. The department is committed to providing intensive instruction and training in the life sciences, by offering relevant and up-to-date courses and experiences to adequately prepare students for a variety of careers in education, government, private industry and the health professions. Through activity and experience within the classroom, laboratory and community service, students will acquire and learn to apply their problem solving skills, technology-based training and scientific concepts, to appreciate and improve the quality of life. The students will be trained to assume leadership roles in local, state, national and globally diverse communities. By advancing biomedical research faculty in the Department provide meaningful research experiences for undergraduate and graduate students.
|Primary Purpose of Position|| |
In collaboration with the faculty, the Chair establishes the overall vision for the department in regards to teaching, research, and the general development of students and faculty. In addition, to managing and evaluating faculty and staff, the Chair serves as mentor to faculty colleagues and as collaborator with other college administrative officers, interprets college policy, advocates for his or her department from a perspective of the best overall interests of the College, leads faculty in important processes that shape the curriculum and have an impact on the learning of students, and effectively articulates department and college missions to internal and external constituencies. The Chair is expected to seek the advice of departmental faculty colleagues systematically, provide for the conduct of departmental affairs in an orderly manner through department meetings and the appointment of appropriate committees, and keep department members informed of his or her actions in a timely fashion. The Chair is also expected to seek student feedback on matters of concern to those enrolled in the department’s programs.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Evidence of a commitment to shared governance. The successful candidate must exhibit the ability to create an engaging teaching, learning, and research environment that promotes creativity, innovation, and the discovery of new knowledge. Candidate must display a commitment to student success that includes the recruitment, retention, graduation, and placement of undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to an open and collegial style of communication and management. Candidates must exhibit a stern commitment to North Carolina Central University and the College of Arts and Sciences’ mission to provide a quality education to a diverse student body
|Minimum Education/Experience|| |
Candidates must have the PhD in the Biological Sciences and an established record of effective teaching, research, and professional accomplishments consistent with the rank of full professor with tenure. Candidate must have a current and ongoing productive and funded research agenda commensurate with the position of a senior departmental faculty member. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of leadership experience in promoting excellence in teaching, research, service, curriculum development, program review and assessment, student and faculty administration, securing extramural funding and grantsmanship, and fiscal management.
|Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation|| |
|Equal Opportunity Employer|| |
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
|Date desired for closing or initial review|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Date Position Available|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|| |
Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit to a background investigation.
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
- Teaching Philosophy
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
- DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
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