Chairperson Associate Professor or Full Professor (Tenured) Department of Mathematics College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
To chair a department with a dedicated faculty and staff which serves the university community as a whole. To provide the leadership and vision necessary to grow and enhance the department’s academic programs. To fulfill the roles and responsibilities of a chairperson as defined in the Faculty Handbook (https://semo.edu/facultysenate/handbook/index.html).
Chairperson Assignment: The workload in the department will include teaching six credit hours per regular term in the area of expertise and six hours devoted to administrative responsibilities. Administrative responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Administration of 23 full-time faculty and staff members, and approximately 65 undergraduate and graduate students
Administration and oversight of undergraduate and graduate programs in Mathematics
Administration and oversight of Math pathway courses for all majors on campus
Officially representing the department's interests both on-campus as well as off-campus
Administration of facilities, personnel and budget
Demonstration of leadership in keeping with the University's mission and strategic plan
Developing strategies for recruiting and retaining students
Ensuring that the needs of students are met
Coordinating the hiring of faculty and staff
Interacting with community colleges and high schools
Teaching, engaging in scholarly activities, and performing service to the institution and profession
Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics Education, or a directly related field (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited, or government-certified university)
Demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and service sufficient to merit the rank of associate professor or professor with tenure
Excellent communication skills
Evidence of successful administrative and leadership experience
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
Demonstrated commitment to maintaining a high level of faculty morale and enthusiasm
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multicultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
Southeast Missouri State University is interested in recruiting academic leaders with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education grounded in the teacher-scholar model. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to facilitate the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended, and online formats, and initiatives promoting student success, retention, and degree completion.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 1, 2020. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 6, 2019.
Letter of interest addressing all position qualifications
Current curriculum vitae
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interests
Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
Name and contact information of three current professional references
Departmental Information: The Department of Mathematics includes 23 full time faculty and staff members serving both undergraduate and graduate students. Information about the department may be accessed at https://www.semo.edu/math/.
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