Sunday, February 3, 2013

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

Second announcement -- 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 to:

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

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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