Department Head, Biology
Northern Michigan University is seeking applications for the position of Professor and Head of the Biology Department. This is a full time, 12-month, tenured administrative position that requires a Ph.D. in a biological science. The successful candidate will have an established record of excellence in teaching and research, in mentoring students, and in administering programs.
The Head of Biology is expected to manage the responsibilities of 16 tenure-track faculty and 6 non-tenure track faculty serving approximately 700 undergraduate majors and 30 M.S. students. They will advocate for the mission of the department. The Head will provide leadership in promoting strong educational programs, supporting research programs, and fostering diversity, equity and inclusion. A commitment to working cooperatively with university administration, facilitating multidisciplinary scholarship, and engaging in community outreach is essential.