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Associate Professor or Professor and Head

Department of Philosophy and Religion, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State University

Job category Senior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Starkville, Mississippi, United States
Start date 07/01/2019
Job description

This position is a 12-month administrative appointment with the expectation that the successful candidate will continue to perform scholarly work. The extent of teaching responsibilities is negotiable. The successful applicant must be an accomplished scholar able to lead a growing and dynamic multidisciplinary program with an energetic and productive research and teaching faculty experienced in training high-achieving undergraduate students. The Head must have excellent interpersonal and administrative skills, provide effective and transparent leadership to the department, serve as an effective and collegial liaison between the faculty and administration, and be a strong advocate for the department within and outside the University. This includes working with the College of Arts & Sciences and alumni to attract funds and resources. In providing such leadership, the Head will guide curricular revision and programmatic assessment, guide faculty through the tenure and promotion process, oversee all personnel matters, manage the budget, and sustain and enhance collaborative programs with other campus units.

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Religious Studies, or an appropriate related field, previous administrative experience, a distinguished record of research productivity, teaching credentials and evidence of student mentorship; and must also currently hold the rank of full professor or advanced associate professor.

Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to apply
Application type Online
All applicants must apply online at http://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/ and submit 1.A cover letter describing their interest in the position, 2.A CV, 3.Statements of not more than two pages each describing their administrative experience and leadership philosophy, teaching philosophy, research interests, and experiences with diversity, and 4.Contact information for four professional references. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled. Nominations or questions about the position may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Peter L. Corrigan, (pc862@msstate.edu, 662-325-3480).
Web address to apply http://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/
Deadline for full consideration: December 1, 2018, 11:59pm CST

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Hard deadline No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)
Web address for more information http://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/
Time created October 3, 2018, 10:03am EST
Scheduled expiry date April 20, 2019, 10:59am CST
Last updated October 3, 2018, 10:03am EST
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Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled