Job ID 602731
Job Title Department Chair, Associate Professor or Professor
This is a tenured, full-time, benefit eligible, 12-month position located in Flagstaff, Arizona.
The Department of Sociology and Social Work at Northern Arizona University seeks applications for Department Chair to begin June 1, 2017. The Chair is expected to guide the vision and the operational management of the department to advance and grow its mission related to: applied research, social justice, community engagement, and undergraduate and graduate education. We seek a leader who has the management and research skills, creativity, and vision to guide the department in its quest to deliver top-quality education, mentor faculty, grow the department’s research agenda, and provide service to the community. The ideal candidate will exhibit excellent collaboration and communication skills and demonstrate the ability to enhance the interdisciplinary environment within the department. Candidates with a Ph.D. or doctorate in Sociology, Social Work, or closely related discipline at the rank of advanced Associate or Full Professor, demonstrated administrative experience, and an established record of successful teaching, scholarly research, and publications are encouraged to apply. Candidates with scholarship and/or leadership experience focused on issues of diversity or diverse populations are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities include up to two courses per year at undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Experience working in graduate programs and a successful record of external funding is also preferred. Please see and apply for Job Posting #602731 at http://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/Faculty-and-Administrator-Openings/