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Institution:West Virginia University Institute of Technology
Department:Chemical Engineering
Location:Beckley, West Virginia
Target rank:Associate Professor, Professor
Tenure track:yes
Start date:flexible
Posting date:November 22, 2010
Application deadline:March 1, 2011
More info URL:http://www.wvutech.edu/jobs
Contact: Human Resources Office
Research areas:Energy, Bioengineering

POSITION: Chair, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, 10.5 mo appointment, full time, tenure track/tenured, benefits eligible position.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a PhD in Chemical Engineering. Applicants are expected to have a track record of academic accomplishment in Chemical Engineering education, publications, and scholarly activities to warrant appointment at the rank of associate professor or higher. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, responsiveness to student needs, administrative skills, team development, and positive problem resolution skills are also essential. The applicant must demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills. Experience in biochemistry, energy conversion, particle technology or related field is desirable.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will report directly to the Dean of Engineering and Sciences and will be responsible for the academic administration of the Chemical Engineering Department. The successful candidate is expected to oversee accreditation activities, teach courses in chemical engineering, coordinate course scheduling and student advising, develop and implement program assessment tools, provide oversight of faculty, develop the department budget, and other chair duties. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to be engaged in teaching and scholarly activities.

SALARY : Commensurate with qualifications and experience effective:

CONTACT: Interested individuals are requested to send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of college transcripts and contact information for three references to: hr@wvutech.edu (preferred, indicate in email subject line and cover letter the position for which you are applying) or mailed to: Director of Human Resources, West Virginia University Institute of Technology, 405 Fayette Pike, Montgomery, WV 25136.

WVU Tech is an EEO/AA Employer. Minorities, persons with disabilities, females, veterans and other protected class members are encouraged to apply. If you need assistance or reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 304-442-3179 or email hr@wvutech.edu .