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Chair & Associate or Full Professor

Apply now Job no: 498278
Department: Social & Behavioral Sciences - Hamilton Campus
Location: Hamilton, OH, Middletown, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Chair & Associate or Full Professor

Job Summary:

The regional campuses seek a Department Chair for the Social & Behavioral Sciences Department to provide academic and administrative leadership and to manage the work of the Department. The department chair leads the strategic initiatives of the department. In addition to teaching, specific duties and responsibilities include: budget oversight; curriculum development and implementation; recruitment and professional development of faculty; recommendations to the Dean for merit-based salary increases; hiring, mentoring and supervision of faculty and staff; scheduling; communication of University and divisional policies and practices to the Department; representation of the College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science to the University and broader public. Additional chair responsibilities are outlined in Miami University Policy Library.

Minimum Qualifications:

Tenured Associate or Full Professor in the College of Liberal Arts & Applied Science at Miami University. An excellent record of accomplishment in teaching, service and research.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with a current appointment in the Social & Behavioral Sciences Department. Administrative experiences suggesting a demonstrated ability to lead an academic department.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a 2-3 page letter outlining a vision for the department and a statement of administrative philosophy. Inquiries may be directed to Whitney Womack Smith at

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Benefit Eligible:


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin March 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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