CHAIR, BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY
PROFESSOR(C20NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN)
Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D or equivalent
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
The successful candidate will be an accomplished scientist with a strong record of academic and administrative leadership. Special emphasis will be given to experience in both graduate student and medical student education, the mentoring of junior faculty, and a sustained record of extramural research funding. The successful candidate will have an exciting vision for the future of biochemical research, education and training in a leading academic medical center. Candidates must have academic credentials for a tenured faculty appointment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Scholarly activities appropriate to the faculty rank. Act as chairperson of the department with
senior administrative responsibility for the department, including medical student and graduate
education, research programs, and service to the University and the public.
As a leader designated by the dean and department executive committee to serve as the department's chief executive officer, a School of Medicine and Public Health department chair is accountable for the following managerial responsibilities, as listed in Faculty Policies of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (FPP) Section 5.31:
A. Serves as the official channel of communications for all matters affecting the department as a
whole between the department and chancellor, the dean, other officials, or departments.
B. Calls meetings of the departmental faculty and of the executive committee and presides over
the meetings. He/She shall call a meeting at the request of any two members of the
department. Each department shall meet at least once every semester.
C. Has charge of all official correspondence of the department and of all departmental
announcements in the catalogue or other University publications.
D. Determines that all necessary records of teaching, research and public service of the
department are properly kept and are always accessible to the proper authorities.
E. Reports to the dean regarding the activities and needs of the department.
F. Has responsibility for all departmental supplies.
G. Submits new courses, major revisions of existing courses, and deletion of courses proposed by
the department for action by the divisional executive committee and by the dean.
H. Takes action in case of emergency pending a meeting of the department of its executive
I. In general, acts as the executive of the Department.
In addition, SMPH department chairs are expected to provide strong leadership to ensure that the following responsibilities are achieved/fulfilled
1. Chairs are responsible for establishing and maintaining the appropriate balance and high
quality of the academic department in all areas of department's mission: teaching, research
and service. They are accountable for medical student education within the department and
for cooperating with interdisciplinary programs, established and proposed, with other
departments both within and outside the Medical School.
2. Chairs are responsible for accomplishing department-related objectives of the Medical School
Strategic Plan, for achieving selected performance targets established by the dean with the
chair, and for serving on Medical School and UW committees and panels.
3. In accordance with University policies and the diversity goals and objectives stated in the
Medical School Strategic Plan, chairs are responsible for proactively supporting recruitment of
female and ethnic minority faculty to meet Medical School diversity goals. They are expected
to assure a gender friendly environment and gender pay equity for all faculty.
4. Chairs are responsible for facilitating the career development of junior faculty within the
department. This includes providing sufficient start-up resources for all junior faculty and
establishing and implementing an appropriate mentor policy. Chairs are also responsible for
ensuring that the executive committee accomplishes timely performance appraisals, promotion
reviews and post-promotion reviews.
|Full time salary rate:||Minimum $58,100 ANNUAL (12 months) |
Depending on Qualifications
|Anticipated begin date:||MARCH 06, 2012|
|Number of positions:||1|
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION
Application must be received by: MARCH 01, 2012
HOW TO APPLY:
Send a letter of application or nomination, with curriculum vitae, to K. Craig
Kent, M.D., and Rod Welch, Ph.D, BMC Chair Search Committee, c/o Jamie Edge, 4150 HSLC, 750
Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705-2111, email@example.com.
Applications from minorities and women are encouraged.
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #71762 to
|Jamie Edge||Phone: 608-262-8401|
|4150 HSLC||Fax: N/A|
|750 Highland Ave||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Madison, WI 53705-2221|
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )