Miami University, College of Engineering and Computing

Position ID:Miami University-College of Engineering and Computing-CHAIR [#22467]
Position Title: Chair & Professor
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Oxford, Ohio 45056, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mechanical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2022/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/08/24, finished 2023/05/06, listed until 2023/02/24)
Position Description:    

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Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering: Chair & Professor to be the academic and administrative leader of the department. The department chair will serve as a member of the Leadership Council of the College of Engineering and Computing and will report to the Dean of the College. Responsibilities include budgeting, staffing, scheduling, supervising, and mentoring; enhancing the strong undergraduate program; growing its master’s level graduate program; broadening research efforts; overseeing curriculum, facilities, and accreditation processes, performing alumni outreach; helping to elaborate and implement a vision for the department and the department’s future directions; recruiting faculty and students; providing guidance and evaluation for promotion and tenure and departmental fiscal management; leading the faculty to achieve personal and departmental goals; working with staff, students, and other constituents; promoting diversity of faculty and students; teaching and performing research duties as appropriate. Appointment begins Fall 2023. Required: Earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related engineering or science discipline, and an established record of teaching, research (with high-quality publications), and service that qualify for appointment at the rank of Professor. Consideration may be given to candidates with appropriate and significant academic administrative experience and the ability to interact with a wide range of constituents including faculty, students, administration, alumni, and the business community; science disciplines that is aligned with the educational and research thrusts of the department: Submit cover letter (including vision for the department and leadership philosophy), curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy (maximum of three pages), a statement of research experience (maximum of three pages), and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service to Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries may be directed to Screening of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all. For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

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