Department Chair

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Earth and Planetary Sciences
City: San Antonio
State/Province: TX
Country: USA
Contact Person: Dr. Audrey Lamb
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: University of Texas at San Antonio
Application Due Date: Friday, November 12 2021
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The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio has initiated an international search for a dedicated and resourceful Tenured Professor/Chair beginning Fall 2022, and is accepting nominations and applications for this position. Initial screening of applications will begin on November 12th, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We are seeking exceptional candidates with (1) a record of high-quality research and scholarship, (2) excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, (3) leadership experience and (4) a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The Chair is expected to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of administrator while maintaining an active and productive research group. The Chair will lead efforts to grow the department in anticipated faculty hiring at all levels, in the growth of its graduate programs, and in the enlargement of its undergraduate student body. 

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Hispanic Serving University specializing in cyber, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic development. With more than 34,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property—for Texas, the nation and the world.