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Chair, Biology Department
Lamar University seeks an energetic and productive Chair for the Department of Biology. Lamar University is a state-supported institution with approximately 15,000 students located in Beaumont, Texas, close to the Gulf of Mexico and 90 minutes from Houston. A part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the department offers undergraduate degrees in Biology and Environmental Science, as well as a Master’s degree in Biology.
Applicants must possess an earned doctorate in the biological sciences. A documented record of scholarship, including funded external grants and publications, is required for this senior level appointment. Prior administrative experience is strongly preferred. Applicants should have a documented record of leadership, as well as strong interpersonal skills.
The anticipated starting date is Fall 2018. Completed applications are due by February 1, 2018. Applicants should send a letter of interest, and statements of administrative style, teaching philosophy, and research interests, along with a current vita, and names/contact information of at least three (3) references to:
Biology Chair Search
c/o Human Resources
P.O. Box 11127
Beaumont, TX 77710
Lamar University is a member of the Texas State University System and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or disability are encouraged to apply.