Department Head
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The Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution at Oklahoma State University (OSU-Stillwater) seeks a dynamic individual for the position of Department Head to enhance the excellence of our program. The department’s primary mission is to be a premier academic program in Oklahoma as well as in the country.

The department offers Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy
degrees. The new Department Head will embrace and promote the continued growth and
development of both undergraduate and graduate programs.

The ideal candidate will have the academic rank of Professor, proven administrative experience,
and an active and nationally recognized research program in Plant Biology. Additional desirable
qualifications include demonstrated success in obtaining extramural grant support, strong
teaching experience, and strong graduate and undergraduate mentorship. The successful
candidate will continue to pursue his/her established line of research.

Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) brief statements of
leadership philosophy and style, research, and teaching, and 4) the contact information of three
references. All required documents should be addressed to: Dr. Ramesh Kaipa, Chair,
Department Head Search Committee, ramesh.kaipa@okstate.edu. Application review will
begin May 14 and will continue until the position is filled. This position is contingent upon
available funding.

Qualifications required:
• Ph.D. in Plant Biology or related degree from an accredited university
• Tenured faculty member in the Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, & Evolution,
Oklahoma State University

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