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Director

Company: Illinois State University
Location: Normal
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Job Description:

Request/Posting Number 0712516 Classification Title Director Working Title Director of the School of Biological Sciences Job Class 000000 Type of Position Faculty Percent Appointment: 1-100 (For Student Employment and Graduate Assistant Only; state hours per week) 100 FTE % Representation: Department Biological Sciences (School of) - 04120000 Job Category Faculty - Tenure Track General Summary The School of Biological Sciences at Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Director. The position is a 12-month, 5-year (renewable) term with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2020. The Director will provide academic and administrative leadership, manage and secure resources for the School, promote excellence in research and teaching, encourage pursuit of external funding, and foster a collegial atmosphere that supports our mission. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to a climate of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biology or a related field, a significant record of research and teaching, demonstrated leadership abilities, and a commitment to shared academic governance. The Director must be tenured at the rank of associate or full professor. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position. This position is security sensitive, and employment is contingent upon the candidate's satisfactory clearance of a criminal background investigation based on University policy. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The School of Biological Sciences is home to 26 academically diverse tenured/tenure-track faculty, 9 staff members, approximately 60 graduate students (MS and PhD), and over 750 undergraduate majors. The School has been awarded close to $11 million in external grants and funding over the past five years from diverse federal agencies (e.g., NIH, NSF, DOE, USDA, Education). Additional information about the School may be found at Additional Information: Illinois State University: Illinois State University (is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large- university opportunities. Founded in 1857, ISU is the oldest public university in Illinois with an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students in its six colleges. The School of Biological Sciences is housed with the College of Arts and Sciences (which is home to 18 academic departments and interdisciplinary programs. Please visit the University's points of pride at Illinois State made U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings of America's best public national universities based on academic quality and excellence. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Illinois State University one of the "Great Colleges to Work For" for a third year in a row. Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 167,000. The community is home to Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, Heartland Community College, St. Joseph Medical Center, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Country Financial, and State Farm Insurance Corporate Headquarters. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and educational attainment, parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime. Forbes magazine ranked Bloomington-Normal the 37th best small places for businesses and careers and 14th best for education (Bloomington-Normal is conveniently located about three hours from Indianapolis, two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis and an hour from Peoria, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, and Springfield, many of which are accessible by Amtrak Train. For more information on our community, please visit Required Qualifications 1. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biology or a related field, a significant record of research and teaching, demonstrated leadership abilities, and a commitment to shared academic governance. 2. The Director must be tenured at the rank of associate or full professor. 3. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position. 4. This position is security sensitive, and employment is contingent upon the candidate's satisfactory clearance of a criminal background investigation based on University policy. Desired Qualifications: Necessary Licenses/Certifications/Degrees A Ph.D. or equivalent in Biology or a related field. Hiring Rate/Range Stipend: Work Hours Varies Proposed Starting Date: 07/01/2020 Posting date 09-16-2019 Closing date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants To assure full consideration, please complete an online faculty application and attach the following documents: 1. Letter of application 2. Administrative statement of leadership philosophy (listed as "other") 3. Research statement (Research Agenda) 4. Teaching statement 5. Curriculum vita 6. List of three or more professional references Review of applications will begin October 18, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383. Contact Information John Kostelnick, Chair of the Search Committee jkostelnickilstu.edu Sally Little salitt2ilstu.edu Departmental Homepage Required Applicant Documents PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply For This Posting". Reference List Other Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) Statement of Teaching Philosophy Research Agenda Letter of Application Optional Applicant Documents Civil Service Test Not Applicable Physical Requirements: Quicklink

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