Department of Nutrition & Food Science
University of Kentucky
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Chair, Department of Nutrition & Food Science
University of Kentucky Department of Nutrition & Food Science
The Department Chair leads departmental efforts associated with teaching,
research, extension, and service. Responsibilities include promoting the
academic success of students; shared administration of undergraduate and
graduate programs; recruitment, mentoring, and evaluation of faculty;
management of budget and departmental resources; planning, assessment and
reporting; and interaction with internal and external constituencies. The
Chair will collaborate with faculty, administrators and other units to
develop innovative, interdisciplinary programs to meet the needs of
students, Extension clientele, research sponsors, and other stakeholders.
The Department Chair will be expected to provide both the vision and the
operational management enabling the Department to advance and grow in all
mission areas. As the lead academic officer for the Department, he/she
reports directly to the Dean of the College and works under the leadership
of the Director of the School of Human Environmental Sciences on matters
related to school programs.
Please include a cover letter (Cover Letter); Statement of Interest that
includes a brief description of leadership style and approach to shared
faculty governance (Specific Request #1); Vision for the Department -
please limit to two pages or less (Specific Request #2); and Curriculum
Vitae (Specific Request #3).
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To apply for requisition #SM538407, a UK Employment Application must be
submitted at http://www.uky.edu/ukjobs.
Direct Link: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=230555
Application deadline is March 15, 2012. The Search Committee will begin
reviewing applications in mid-March, 2012. If you would like a copy of the
position description or have any questions about the application process,
please contact Dr. Ronald Werner-Wilson, Chair of the Search Committee by
phone (858-257-7750) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Upon offer of
employment, successful applicants for certain positions must undergo a
national background check and pre-employment drug screen as required by
University of Kentucky Human Resources.
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages
applications from minorities and women.