Department Chair, Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
The Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is soliciting applications for candidates with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching and strong leadership skills who will serve as tenured Professor and Chair of the Department, reporting to the Dean of Engineering. The successful candidate will help develop and lead the strategic plans for The Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering (Polymers.case.edu), founded 54 years ago, and home for 14 faculty, and over 200 B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. students, operating in a research intensive, but highly collegial team. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or Polymer Science/Engineering. Applications should include a cover letter, full CV, statements of research and teaching, and a list of at least three individuals who can be contacted for letters of recommendation. Complete applications should be sent via email as a single PDF (lastname_firstname.pdf) to Prof. David Schiraldi (current Department Chair) (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line “Macro Department Chair”, no later than November 1, 2017. CWRU is located in the beautiful University Circle neighborhood of Cleveland Ohio, home of internationally famous music, art and historical institutions, and a lively student/faculty-focused location.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.