Department Chair-Math & Computer Science
Administrator » College of Arts and Sciences
Posted Friday, August 5, 2022

JOB TITLE:  Department Chair-Math & Computer Science
POSITION NUMBER: DC9994
HIRING SUPERVISOR: Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
DIVISION:  College of Arts & Sciences
DEPARTMENT: Math & Computer Science
TYPE:  Full-Time

SUMMARY: The College of Arts and Sciences at Lawrence Technological University is seeking to fill the position of Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS). Reporting directly to the Dean, the Chair of MCS will be an integral and essential part of the college’s academic leadership team.

JOB DUTIES: The Chair will work collaboratively and proactively with College and University leadership, faculty, staff, and students, partners with other academic units across campus, and with external stakeholders to advance the mission and goals of the MCS, CoAS, and LTU. The Chair will build upon the department and college’s legacy of excellence in teaching, research, and service. The incumbent must be a leader with exemplary record of teaching, research, service, and professional engagement, a strong, demonstrable commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, effective academic administration, and successful mentorship and professional development of faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain an extramurally-funded, active research program in an area of expertise, teach graduate and undergraduate courses as needed, and serve the department, college, and the university in various capacities. The Chair is also expected to proactively stimulate research collaborations among MCS faculty and faculty across colleges. Please visit the MCS homepage for further details.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Although candidates within any subdiscipline of mathematics or computer science are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to candidates with expertise in computer science. The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree in mathematics, computer science, or a closely related field, is a tenured Associate Professor or Professor, and has a strong record of accomplishments in administration, teaching, research, and service, in addition to the items mentioned above. Start date is negotiable. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Lawrence Technological University (LTU) conducts pre-employment screening on initial candidates for all positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, license, certifications, and/or verification of work history.

Lawrence Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Employment.


HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must send a letter of interest that addresses how their past experience in administration, research, teaching, and service will contribute to (i) the intellectual growth of MCS and CoAS, (ii) collaborative, interdisciplinary research, and (iii) the priorities and mission of LTU; a complete and updated curriculum vita; a statement of leadership philosophy; a diversity statement; reprints of three representative publications; and names of three references. Please e-mail all documents as a single PDF file to scidean@ltu.edu. The position is open until filled; for full consideration, please apply by September 30, 2022.
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