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105-NN_FACULTY - Director and Professor
Director and Professor
Summary of Duties:
The Director of the School of Molecular Biosciences (SMB) will be an individual with outstanding credentials who can articulate a clear vision for leading and developing the department while promoting a broadly shared sense of collegiality, mutual respect, and support within the department, college, and university. The successful candidate is expected to have developed and sustained a productive, nationally, and internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program complementary to existing department and college strengths. In addition, the new director will have a record of excellence in graduate education. The Director's portfolio will include fiscal management of SMB, participation in and promotion of mentoring and professional development for faculty members in research, teaching, and service, fostering of evidence-based teaching methods, curricular development, and scholarship in teaching. SMB has 18 tenure/tenure track and 6 career-track faculty members and a growing graduate program. There are opportunities for substantial departmental faculty growth over the next 5 years.
- Applicants must hold an earned doctorate [PhD/MD or equivalent] in the field of biomedical sciences or a related field.
- Applicants must be eligible for academic appointment at the level of Full Professor. Eligibility includes at least five (5) years of service in a research and leadership position with a demonstrated record of achievement in the candidate's field of study, as well as a record of exceptional service and leadership.
- Candidates must have demonstrated abilities in conducting hypothesis-based research and publishing high quality peer-reviewed manuscripts and evidence of the ability to attract extramural funding. The successful candidate must demonstrate commitment to inclusive excellence through leadership contributions in research, teaching, or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
Additionally, experience in graduate education and success in fiscal and personnel management in an academic environment are preferred qualifications.
Area/College: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department Name: School of Molecular Biosciences
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164
Department Link: vetmed.wsu.edu/departments/school-of-molecular-biosciences
Annual Salary: $220,000 - $250,000
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, assigned rank and abilities related to the position. While serving as Director of the School of Molecular Biosciences, this position will be eligible for a temporary administrative stipend for the duration of the Director appointment.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wpcontent/uploads/2023/01/2023-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf
Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/
Tenure Track: Yes
Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by Monday, May 22, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
Background Check This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Required Documents: Applicants are required to submit an electronic application through www.hrs.wsu.edu/jobs including a cover letter summarizing the candidate's qualifications as they pertain to the position; curriculum vitae; summary statement of professional goals as Director of a large, research intensive academic unit; statement of prior experiences and engagement in academic leadership with undergraduate and graduate education; statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; Name, title, organization, phone number and email address for four people willing to serve as employment references. References will not be contacted without the applicant's knowledge.
- Curriculum vitae
- Summary statement of professional goals as Director, research intensive academic unit
- Statement of prior experiences and engagement in academic leadership with undergraduate and graduate education.
- Statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or email@example.com.
To apply, visit https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/Pullman-WA/Director-and-Professor_R-9136-1
Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.
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