Valdosta State University, Mathematics

Position ID: 1947-DPTHD [#13327]
Position Title: Department Head, Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Valdosta, Georgia 31602, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathamatics
Application Deadline: 2019/01/15 finished (2018/12/06, finished 2019/07/21, listed until 2019/01/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

Valdosta State University seeks qualified applicants for a fiscal (12-month) administrative faculty position in the Department of Mathematics to serve as the department head. Position is tenure earning and rank is dependent upon credentials.

Reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, the department head is responsible for the overall day to day functions of the Mathematics Department. This includes, but is not limited to: •Hiring, managing and evaluating faculty members within the department. •Demonstrated faculty development, faculty mentoring, and student mentoring experience. •Conducting periodic Departmental meetings. •Scheduling classes and sections for each faculty member in each academic semester. •Advising, scheduling, overseeing internships and providing overrides, where appropriate, for students during the academic year. •Teaching required courses during the academic year. •Conducting required research during the academic year. •Attending required conferences, including those associated with academic presentations during the academic year. •Participating in College of Science and Mathematics Executive Committee meetings during the academic year. •Attending monthly University Department Head meetings. •Serves as Budget Manager for the departmental budget.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics Education or Statistics; a demonstrated leadership abilities in managing personnel, budgets, and administrative duties; a demonstrated faculty development, faculty mentoring, and student mentoring experience; meets qualifications for tenure and appointment as associate professor or professor; a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship; and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Preference will be given to those with strong leadership skills, administrative experience, and ability to interact effectively with the community.

Online application is required and must be submitted no later than January 15, 2019. Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

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Contact: Dr. Roy, Search Chair
Postal Mail:
1500 N Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31698
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