SUNY at Buffalo, Mathematics

Position ID: 596-C2022 [#21592]
Position Title: Department Chair
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Buffalo, New York 14260, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Open
Application Deadline: 2022/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/18, finished 2023/08/04, listed until 2023/05/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications from outstanding scholars with excellent leadership abilities for the position of Department Chair.

The incoming Chair will lead current faculty and oversee recruitment of additional faculty to strengthen the department. Priorities include overseeing the expansion of the department’s research, teaching, and service activities; strengthening the faculty mentoring structure; and advocating for the department at the college and university levels, as well as externally. The Chair will coalesce the department around a shared vision in support of the university’s goal of becoming a top 25 public research institution.

The successful candidate will have an exceptional record of highly cited research and robust external funding, and demonstrated and evident leadership abilities in addition to holding a PhD in mathematics or closely related discipline. The position is at the rank of tenured Full Professor.

Tenured faculty in the department are expected to obtain external funding to support and conduct research leading to publications; present at professional venues; teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in addition to mentoring students and postdoctoral scholars; and provide service to the department, college, university, and discipline. Teaching release is granted for faculty serving in administrative capacities such as Department Chair.

Candidates must also submit the CV and letter of interest, which should contain contact information for 3 references, at The position is open until filled; applications received by December 31, 2022, will be given priority consideration.

Outstanding Benefits Package Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
email address
244 Mathematics Building
Mary Talbert Way
North Campus, University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260