Department Chair and Professor of Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering - Miami University

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio

Chemical, Paper and Biomedical Engineering:  Department Chair and Professor to be the academic and administrative leader of the department.  The department chair will serve as a member of the Advisory and Leadership Councils of the College of Engineering and Computing and will report to the Dean of the College. 

Responsibilities include budgeting, staffing, scheduling, supervising, and mentoring; enhancing the strong undergraduate program; growing its master’s level graduate program; broadening research efforts; overseeing curriculum, facilities, and accreditation processes, performing alumni outreach; helping to elaborate and implement a vision for the department and the department’s future directions; recruiting faculty and students; providing guidance and evaluation for promotion and tenure and departmental fiscal management; leading the faculty to achieve personal and departmental goals; working with staff, students, and other constituents; continuing to teach and perform research duties as appropriate.

Require:  Earned doctorate in Chemical Engineering, Bio-Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Paper Science and Engineering or related engineering or science discipline that is aligned with the educational and research thrusts of the department; established record of teaching, research and service; established record of teaching, research and service; has achieved the rank of Professor, or is qualified to be appointed to the rank of Professor in the Department of Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering by the start of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Consideration may be given to candidates with appropriate and significant academic administrative experience.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (3 pages maximum) and statement of research experience (3 pages maximum as “other” document) to  Screening of applicants begins December 5, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.  Questions can be addressed to Diane Delisio, at

Additional information about Miami University, The College of Engineering and Computing, and The Department of Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering can be found here: 

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