Chair & Professor
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Job No: 500673
Department: Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Status: Full Time
Job Title: Chair & Professor
Chair & Professor to be the academic and administrative leader of the department. The department chair will serve as a member of the Leadership Council of the College of Engineering and Computing and will report to the Dean of the College. Responsibilities include budgeting, staffing, scheduling, supervising, and mentoring; enhancing the strong undergraduate program; growing its master’s level graduate program; broadening research efforts; overseeing curriculum, facilities, and accreditation processes, performing alumni outreach; helping to elaborate and implement a vision for the department and the department’s future directions; recruiting faculty and students; providing guidance and evaluation for promotion and tenure and departmental fiscal management; leading the faculty to achieve personal and departmental goals; working with staff, students, and other constituents; promoting diversity of faculty and students; teaching and performing research duties as appropriate. Appointment begins Fall 2023.
- Earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related engineering or science discipline, and an established record of teaching, research (with high-quality publications), and service that qualify for appointment at the rank of Professor.
- Consideration may be given to candidates with appropriate and significant academic administrative experience and the ability to interact with a wide range of constituents including faculty, students, administration, alumni, and the business community; science disciplines that is aligned with the educational and research thrusts of the department: https://www.miamioh.edu/cec/academics/departments/mme/research/fac-res-interests/index.html).
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter (including vision for the department and leadership philosophy), curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy (maximum of three pages), a statement of research experience (maximum of three pages), and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Advertised: 22 Aug 2022 Eastern Daylight Time