Texas Woman's University seeks Chair of Biology

The Department of Biology at Texas Woman’s University invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair. The starting date is flexible. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. in Molecular or Cellular Biology or a closely related discipline. All applicants should currently hold the rank of Professor or, if applying as an Associate Professor, should meet the qualifications for promotion to Professor at TWU.

Applicants need 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 previous chair or other related administrative experience in a doctoral-level training program. The successful candidate will have appreciation for a multidisciplinary environment and 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 Chair position is a 12-month administrative appointment with responsibilities for overseeing programs leading to the Bachelor of Science in Biology (including a Biology degree with an emphasis in Research), the Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, the Master of Science in Biology degree, and the Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. The Department of Biology currently has 10 full time faculty, 3 laboratory coordinators, approximately 475 Biology undergraduates, 30 Master’s degree and 25 Ph.D. degree seeking students (www.twu.edu/biology).

A full description of the position and application information is available at Faculty - Professor/Chair - Biology - 16AS-BIO05 - HigherEdJobs .