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Department: 140201 - Chemical & Biomolecular Engr
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
NC State University's College of Engineering invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Head for the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The Department Head will hold the rank of Professor with tenure and provide energetic and visionary leadership to a department with high achievements, expectations, and goals in teaching, research and service. The Department Head will report to the Dean and oversee all academic, administrative, and budgetary matters for the Department, and will represent the Department to the College, University Administration, and external groups and stakeholders.
The Department Head will also be expected to:
Proactively lead departmental academic, research and outreach activities in the context of a broad vision of chemical and biomolecular engineering;
Promote an inclusive and welcoming environment with a strong commitment to recruiting and retaining diverse students, faculty, and staff;
Support faculty development; promote, recognize, and reward faculty research, excellence in teaching and mentoring, and excellence in outreach;
Create and maintain high expectations among faculty regarding research leadership; advance and project the research stature of the department nationally and internationally;
Create high expectations among faculty regarding student success; provide programs and opportunities for students to develop research and leadership skills;
Effectively link programs within the department to the broader college and university mission; foster a culture of high-impact interdisciplinary collaboration in research, teaching and service within the College and across the University;
Provide leadership in advancing departmental and College academic excellence within the university as well as relative to peer institutions;
Engage alumni, industry, and other potential supporters; participate in increasing understanding and support for the College as a contributor to the well-being of the state, nation, and world; and
Respect and adhere to university policies and the principles of fiduciary responsibility and stewardship of resources.
Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
The Department is seeking an outstanding individual who will be expected to have a strong commitment to academic and research excellence commensurate with the expectations of a major research university. The successful candidate will possess an outstanding record of research, teaching, administrative and leadership accomplishments along with a strong record of commitment to human and intellectual diversity.
Candidates should have experience and demonstrable skills in leading and managing programs, people, and positive change in environments similar to those found within research extensive universities. The Department Head must have a track record of working effectively with faculty, students, staff, administration, industry and departmental partners, and funding agencies. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential to success.
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Position Number: 00000519
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