Clemson University, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Position ID: Clemson-CHAIR [#10151]
Position Title: Department Chair
Position Type: Administration
Position Location: Clemson, South Carolina 29634, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2017/08/16help popup finished (2017/03/16, finished 2017/11/13)
Position Description:    

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Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Clemson University. Qualifications include a rank of Full Professor, or equivalent, and proven leadership experience. Administrative experience is highly desirable. The Mathematical Sciences Department at Clemson has successfully integrated the areas of algebra and discrete mathematics; analysis; bioinformatics; computational mathematics; operations research; mathematical statistics and probability; and applied statistics into balanced educational programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It offers B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs. The department has achieved national recognition in a number of areas from pure and applied research to program and classroom innovation. The department houses 52 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 28 lecturers, 8 full-time staff members, as well as 116 graduate and 231 undergraduate students. It is the largest unit within the College of Sciences, and it contributes to the university with a significant service course load. Further information regarding the department and its programs can be found at its website

Candidates for Chair must demonstrate both a dynamic vision for supporting, directing, and enhancing the multiple missions of the Department and an appreciation for, and understanding of, the Department’s broad and diverse mathematical sciences disciplines. An earned doctorate or equivalent is required. Nominations and requests for further information should be sent to:

Dr. Leo Rebholz, Chair Mathematical Sciences Department Chair Search Committee

Applications must be electronically filed at by uploading a cover letter, vita (including names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references), and a statement detailing research, teaching, service and administrative accomplishments. Applications received by August 15, 2017 will receive full consideration, but later applications may be considered until the position is filled. The position will have a flexible start time between January 1, 2018 and July 1, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience.

Clemson University has been designated as a “R1 Doctoral University” by the Carnegie classification, which is the designation for the “highest research activity” institutions. In 2016, Clemson placed 23rd among public national universities in the US News and World Report rankings. Clemson University has over 23,000 students in 210 degree programs. Located in the upstate of South Carolina, the city of Clemson provides a small college-town setting on the shores of Lake Hartwell, near both the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the metropolitan areas of Greenville-Spartanburg, SC; Charlotte, NC; and Atlanta, GA.

Clemson University seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. The University is a doctoral granting public institution that enrolls about 23,000 students, including nearly 1,800 ethnic minorities. Twenty-five doctoral programs are offered. The Mathematical Sciences department, offering Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees, is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
O-104 Martin Hall
Clemson SC 29634-0975

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