Professor - College of Arts and Sciences

Working Title Professor, Chair
Position Number 611247
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only

Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The College of Arts and Sciences is where cultural and intellectual diversity meet. With majors in the sciences, humanities and the arts, the college has a culture of collaboration that encourages students to discover their own path. The Department of Mathematics and Physics offers programs of study leading to Baccalaureate and Masters degrees in Mathematics and Physics, and a degree in Computer Science and Business in collaboration with the School of Business. Academic programs allow considerable flexibility for the student. Programs can be tailored to provide preparation for graduate study, employment in industry or government, licensure for secondary school teaching, and a dual degree in physics and engineering with North Carolina State University.

Primary Purpose of Position
In collaboration with the faculty, the Chair establishes the overall vision for the department in regards to teaching, research, and the general development of students and faculty. In addition, to managing and evaluating faculty and staff, the Chair serves as mentor to faculty colleagues and as collaborator with other college administrative officers, interprets college policy, advocates for his or her department from a perspective of the best overall interests of the College, leads faculty in important processes that shape the curriculum and have an impact on the learning of students, and effectively articulates department and college missions to internal and external constituencies. The Chair is expected to seek the advice of departmental faculty colleagues systematically, provide for the conduct of departmental affairs in an orderly manner through department meetings and the appointment of appropriate committees, and keep department members informed of his or her actions in a timely fashion. The Chair is also expected to seek student feedback on matters of concern to those enrolled in the department's programs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Evidence of a commitment to shared governance. The successful candidate must exhibit the ability to create an engaging teaching, learning, and research environment that promotes creativity, innovation, and the discovery of new knowledge. Candidate must display a commitment to student success that includes the recruitment, retention, graduation, and placement of undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to an open and collegial style of communication and management. Candidates must exhibit a stern commitment to North Carolina Central University and the College of Arts and Sciences' mission to provide a quality education to a diverse student body.

Minimum Education/Experience
Candidates must have the PhD in Mathematics, Physics or related discipline and an established record of effective teaching, research, and professional accomplishments consistent with the rank of full professor with tenure. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of leadership experience in promoting excellence in teaching, research, service, curriculum development, program review and assessment, student and faculty administration, securing external funding and grantsmanship, and fiscal management.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation None

Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Posting Number EPA01574P
Open Date 12/20/2018
Date desired for closing or initial review 03/01/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 07/01/2019

Special Instructions to Applicants
Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit to a background investigation.

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