The Department of Statistics in the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair at the rank of professor with tenure.
Primary responsibilities of the department chair are to provide visionary leadership; to encourage excellence and innovation in research, teaching, and service; to advance professional development of faculty, staff, and students; to promote diversity and inclusion among all students, faculty, and staff; to promote productive relationships with all constituents including students, alumni, and industry and government agencies; to foster productive interdisciplinary relationships with a variety of entities across the university community; to facilitate faculty efforts to attract extramural grant and contract funding; to manage departmental budgets and personnel; and to build relationships with potential donors and stakeholders. In addition, the successful applicant may also have the opportunity to maintain their own program of scholarship through teaching or research in a manner that is consistent with a primary administrative appointment.
The successful candidate will possess the supervisory and leadership skills needed to lead and advance a diverse community of accomplished teachers and scholars; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills; and excellent interpersonal skills.
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