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Chair of Biology


Lamar University


Beaumont, TX


United States

Last Date to Apply:

01 Feb 2018


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

Lamar University

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.