Job Opportunity: Interim Department Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering
April 18, 2018
The University of Idaho invites internal applications and nominations for the position of Interim Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering starting Fall 2018. This position requires a strong commitment to department administration and supporting teaching, research, and outreach. The Chair is responsible for interpreting university and college objectives and policies for the faculty and staff of the department and through effective leadership, ensuring participation in formulating and carrying out the department’s policies within this framework. The general responsibility for the Chair includes: promoting effective, honest, and fair leadership of personnel and management of departmental resources; providing leadership in the development and implementation of department plans and policies; providing for open communication with faculty and staff; fostering excellence in teaching, scholarship and outreach for faculty, students, and staff in the department; assisting higher administration in the assignment and in the evaluation of the services of each member of the department’s faculty and staff; participate in the university and department assessment and accreditation processes; effectively representing all constituents of the department; serving as part of the college’s leadership team and striving for the good of the college; and continuing personal professional development in areas of leadership. Candidates will be expected to teach courses in their area of expertise, mentor graduate students, and participate in the research mission of the university. Read more and apply.
About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu