Head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Penn State University
- University Park Campus
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
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- Eberly College of Science
- Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Eberly College of Science invites applications for the position of Head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Candidates for this position should have a distinguished record of research and teaching, should have demonstrated superior administrative or leadership skills, qualifying them to play a key role in the further development of the department. The candidate should possess proven ability to develop and manage budgets and staff; effectiveness in advocating research and education; program and administrative leadership experience or strong evidence of the potential for program and administrative leadership; excellence in written and oral communication; strong interpersonal and networking skills; ability to provide an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. It is also expected that the candidate will be a leader to the department by continuing their own research program. The successful candidate will be hired as a professor with tenure. The Department Head position is for an initial appointment of five years with the possibility of renewal. Applications must be submitted electronically (including a letter of interest, CV and list of references). Screening of applications will begin immediately and it is intended that the position be filled by the beginning of the 2017/2018 academic year.
These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.