Department Chairperson - Chemical Engineering - 12 month

University of Arkansas
Commensurate with education and experience.
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 27, 2021
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemical Engineering is seeking a leader with a clear vision for elevating the national prominence of our program fostering an inclusive culture where all faculty, staff, and students are welcomed and can thrive, as well as growing the strengths and capabilities of the department, advancing the undergraduate and graduate programs, fostering interaction with industry, and developing interdisciplinary programs. This position must hold a PhD in Chemical Engineering or related field meet the academic achievements commensurate with appointment as a full professor with tenure. This position will have a distinguished record as an educator and researcher, as well as demonstrated abilities in academic program development and leadership, excellent communications skills.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:1) providing intellectual and philosophical leadership of the faculty, staff and students for synergistic teaching, research, and service programs; 2) managing and coordinating the department's human and fiscal resources; 3) serving as liaison for the department to the college; 4)representing the department to state and federal agencies, private organizations, partners and collaborators, and key industry groups; and 5) providing leadership for continued acquisition of internal and external resources.