The University of Texas at El Paso, College of Science

Position ID:The University of Texas at El Paso-College of Science-CHAIR [#24040]
Position Title: Department Chair of Biological Sciences
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:El Paso, Texas 79968, United States
Subject Areas: Biological Sciences
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Life sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Biology / Evolution
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/12/19, finished 2023/09/02, listed until 2023/03/01)
Position Description:    

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The College of Science at The University of Texas at El Paso is seeking an innovative leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences.  The Chair will join a cross-disciplinary, collaborative, growing department with research activities spanning diverse areas of biology with significant programmatic strengths in ecology and evolutionary biology, and biomedical sciences. The successful candidate is expected to be an effective leader and active researcher with a strong vision for developing and strengthening educational programs and research initiatives across the Department. Applicants must have a distinguished scientific record, demonstrated leadership skills, relevant administrative experience, and a commitment to the education and mentorship of students and faculty. The Department is especially interested in candidates with experience serving underserved groups and who will contribute to the diversity and excellence mission of the University. 

-PhD in a discipline appropriate for the Department of Biological Sciences
-Current academic rank of tenured associate or full professor (or equivalent non-US rank)
-Demonstrated leadership skills
-Excellent management skills
-Distinguished record of research and teaching

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Contact: Dr. Vanessa Lougheed
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500 W. University Ave.
El Paso, TX
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