The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Eastern Kentucky University invites applications for the position of Department Chair. The primary role of the Chair is to provide visionary leadership that supports the success of all students in departmental courses and programs. Toward this end, the Chair will provide leadership in curriculum development that reflects an understanding of current discipline-based educational research in mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education; support faculty as they implement and assess evidence-based teaching methods and co-curricular supports (e.g., the Mathematics and Statistics Tutoring Center); oversee student recruiting and retention efforts; steer departmental initiatives in general education, corequisite support courses, and supporting courses for programs outside the department; coordinate efforts to recruit and retain highly qualified faculty; and support and promote the scholarly activities of faculty.
Other duties will include teaching three hours per semester, preparing budgets and annual reports, developing teaching schedules (including those for summer sessions, winter sessions, and extended campus sites), overseeing student advising, supervising departmental staff, and advocating for the department at the college and university levels.
Review of application materials will begin November 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
For more information, visit https://jobs.eku.edu/.