Monday, December 3, 2012

[DMANET] Department chair position -- Clemson University, dept. of Mathematical Sciences

Apologies for cross-posting.

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Chair of the
Department of Mathematical Sciences at Clemson University. Qualifications
include a rank of Full Professor, or equivalent, and proven leadership
experience. Administrative experience is highly desirable.

The Mathematical Sciences Department at Clemson has successfully
integrated the areas of algebra and discrete mathematics; analysis;
bioinformatics; computational mathematics; operations research;
mathematical statistics and probability; and applied statistics into
balanced educational programs at both the undergraduate and graduate
levels. It offers B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs. The
department has achieved national recognition in a number of areas from
pure and applied research to program and classroom innovation. The
department houses 46 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, 28 lecturers,
12 visiting faculty, 8 full-time staff members, as well as 116 graduate
and 231 undergraduate students. It is the largest unit within the College
of Engineering and Sciences, and it contributes to the university with a
significant service course load. Further information regarding the
department and its programs can be found at its website

Candidates for Chair must demonstrate both a dynamic vision for
supporting, directing, and enhancing the multiple missions of the
Department and an appreciation for the Department's broad and diverse
mathematical sciences disciplines. An earned doctorate or equivalent is
required. Nominations and requests for further information should be sent

Dr. Gretchen Matthews, Chair
Mathematical Sciences Department Chair Search Committee

Applications must be electronically filed at by uploading
a cover letter, vita (including names, telephone numbers, and e-mail
addresses of three references), and statements on teaching and research;
in addition, three reference letters should be submitted to Applications received by February 1, 2013 will
receive full consideration, but later applications may be considered until
the position is filled. The position will be available August 15, 2013.
Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience.

Clemson University has been designated as a "high research activity"
institution with strong community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation
for the Advancement of Teaching. In 2012, Clemson ranked 25th among public
national universities in the US News and World Report rankings, and 11th
across all university categories in its commitment to quality teaching.
Clemson University has over 19,000 students in 210 degree programs.
Located in the upstate of South Carolina, the city of Clemson provides a
small college-town setting on the shores of Lake Hartwell, near both the
scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the metropolitan areas of
Greenville-Spartanburg, SC; Charlotte, NC; and Atlanta, GA.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and
does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on
the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race,
religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.
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