Department Chair - Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy
September 20, 2018
Astronomy and Space Science, Chemistry, Physics: Physics
Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, GA currently invites applications for the Department Chair of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy.
The Department of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy provides comprehensive undergraduate degrees and minors in chemistry and physics. Included among the physics majors are students who are pursuing a pre-engineering focus. We also teach fundamentals courses for the general student in the university core curriculum and the foundation sequences in chemistry and physics for pre-health degree students. The department provides a wide range of services to the institution through its programs, facilities, and outreach.
The department chair provides leadership for the department and works collaboratively with the faculty to meet the academic needs of students, and to foster excellence in programs, instruction, scholarly activity, and service.
The position is a 12-month appointment reporting to the dean of the college. As a member of the Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy faculty, the department chair contributes to the work of the department through teaching, remaining active as a scholar, and through service.
The department chair must have the capability to do the following: effectively manage course scheduling, budgets, personnel and facilities; recruit students; lead curriculum development; cultivate and maintain alumni relations and raise funds; and carry out other department leadership functions in addition to performing other duties as assigned.
Review of applications will begin October 22, 2018, and continues until the position is filled.
Georgia College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 6120
About Georgia College
From its founding as a women’s educational center in 1889, our institution has consistently been a destination for students looking to make a difference in the world. We are Georgia’s designated public liberal arts university. More importantly, we teach every student how to learn; and we strive to instill a lifelong passion for learning that serves our students well regardless of the career paths they choose. The main Georgia College campus is located in Milledgeville, a charming, traditional southern town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. There is an additional campus location at Robins Air Force Base.
Georgia College serves more than 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students in four colleges – the College of Arts and Sciences, the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business, the John H. Lounsbury College of Education and the College of Health Sciences -- with a faculty of more than 300
Georgia College will be a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university.
The Georgia College experience, which is rooted in the liberal arts and provides the foundation for a lifetime of learning, growth, and academic excellence, is based on these shared v...alues:
?The pursuit of knowledge and truth for the public good
?The transformative effect of service, leadership, and collaborative engaged learning experiences both in and beyond the classroom
?Ethical principles including integrity, altruism, reason, respect, and responsibility in discourse and actions
?Diversity and inclusion in all forms.
Georgia College is the state’s only designated public liberal arts university.
The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers, and computing
professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Physical Society (APS Physics), AVS Science and Technology,
IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.