Chair of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware

Posted 1/9/2018

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware invites applications for Department Chair. Successful candidates should have a scholarly specialization in the life sciences and a distinguished record of scholarship commensurate with appointment as a tenured Professor in the department. We seek an individual with an exceptional national and international reputation in their discipline, a strong history of extramural funding, and a desire to lead the department to new heights of reputation and national prominence. The position of Department Chair is appointed for a five-year renewable term. The expected start date of the position is September 1, 2018.  

Applicants should submit: a letter of interest describing qualifications, a personal statement of leadership experience and skills, a curriculum vitae and the names of at least 3 references. For inquiries, contact: Dr. Robert F. Simons, Search Committee Chair, 302-831-2389 ( UD values diversity and we are interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to excellence by promoting diversity and equal opportunities through their leadership.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply and UD is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples.

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Last Updated 01/09/2018