Academic Department Head

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
Commensurate with education and experience
May 19, 2021
Jun 18, 2021
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering (CHME) at New Mexico State University (NMSU) is seeking a Department Head who can contribute to the strategic goal of R1 status in support of LEADS 2025, while ensuring curricular efficienciencies and student success. S/he will strengthen the links between chemical engineers, the traditional sciences, and enhance interdisciplinary and collaborative research with other allied disciplines on campus. The faculty and staff in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering enjoy a great sense of community and are ready to welcome a visionary leader dedicated to fostering an inclusive learning environment in which faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds are welcomed.

In addition to providing effective supervision of the faculty and staff, the Department Head is expected to represent the department across the college and develop strong relationships with industry representatives, the development office government sponsors, alumni, and the department’s advisory board. CHME seeks to grow programs, curricula, and research that emphasize technology development with a focus on energy, advanced materials, biomedicine, environmentally responsible processing, and brewing. This leadership position will help grow programs that prepare students for careers within these foci and build knowledge base related to materials, fuels, foods, biomass, chemicals, and human health.

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