The College of Science and Technology at North Carolina A&T State University seeks a dynamic and innovative chairperson for the Department of Biology. The successful candidate is expected to have significant experience in higher education and to possess a distinguished record of scholarship and research. This is a 12-month administrative position with a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Professor. An appointment at the Associate professor level can be considered for candidates who exhibit exceptional potential for growth. The successful candidate is also expected to have a vision for invigorating and expanding the educational, research, and service efforts of the department. Candidates should exhibit a strong commitment to scholarship and excellence in the area of Biology and exhibit an open and collegial style of management and leadership.
Reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Science and Technology, the Department Chair is expected to provide leadership and foster excellence in all departmental efforts. Some of the Chair’s responsibilities include promoting student success; student recruitment and mentoring, ensuring quality undergraduate and graduate programs; faculty workload assignment, faculty hiring, mentoring, development, evaluation, and promotion; supporting faculty research, teaching and service; providing oversight and stewardship for the administrative, financial, and academic programs; engaging faculty in strategic planning; program assessment and reporting; maintaining program accreditation, and teaching.