The University of New Haven is seeking a dynamic and visionary academic leader to chair the Department of Mathematics and Physics beginning Fall 2018. Given current needs in the department, we are especially interested in hiring someone with a specialization in probability and statistics, or in applied and computational mathematics to support our new Masters program in Applied and Computational Mathematics.
Required qualifications for the position are a record of teaching and research excellence in Mathematics and progressive leadership experience. Candidates must be fully committed to creating a culture of success for diverse student populations and promoting a diverse and inclusive departmental culture. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills are a must. Ideally, we are seeking applicants with experience in managing a graduate mathematics program, and/or with experience chairing a department with an ability to work/collaborate with other departments and colleagues in an interdisciplinary computational science setting.
Candidates must also demonstrate a dynamic vision for developing, supporting, and directing a complex organization aimed at growing the math baccalaureate and masters programs, and for providing the highest quality math and physics education through experiential, collaborative and discovery-based learning.
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers ...programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.