Reporting to the Associate Dean of Shady Grove Affairs in the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (CNMS), this position serves as the Assistant Dean of Shady Grove Undergraduate Programs in CNMS. Specific duties include: oversee curriculum and instruction; recruit and supervise qualified part-time faculty; collaborate with the Division of Professional Studies on program marketing, student recruitment and retention activities; advise students; pursue business development opportunities with industry, particularly for student internships; and carry out the necessary administrative duties associated with academic program oversight, such as course/faculty scheduling and facilitating effective program growth; and perform other duties as assigned. In addition, the incumbent will teach at least one course per semester in the program.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a master's degree (doctoral degree preferred) in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a relevant field and at least five years of relevant academic or professional experience, preferably in the biotechnology industry, translational science/medicine research or a relevant scientific government agency.
Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills necessary to manage and grow a highly active and visible academic program.
Teaching experience in classroom and/or on-line environments within biology, chemistry, biochemistry or related fields at the undergraduate or graduate levels is desired as well as experience working with community college and transfer students.
Exceptional candidates will be innovative thinkers, highly functional in dynamic environments, able to network with industry, government and academic practitioners, and enjoy working in transdisciplinary environments.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a cover letter, complete resume or CV, brief statement of teaching, academic, industrial and government experience, and the contact information for three professional or academic references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration, submit application materials by February 25, 2019. Position will remain open until filled.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contractual/Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 492830
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