Founding Dean of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development - Mult

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Missouri University of Science and Technology
Location
Rolla, MO
Closing date
Oct 1, 2021

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Academic leadership positions

at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla)

A bright future lies ahead for Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla as we prepare for our next 150 years. Fueled by a recent $300 million donation from June and the late Fred Kummer, Missouri S&T has established several new initiatives, including new scholarship programs, four new research centers, and the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development. The university seeks exceptional collaborative and visionary academic leaders for the following endowed positions:

Founding Dean of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development

Through the Kummer College, Missouri S&T is re-thinking the business school model for the mid-twenty- first century. The college will focus on innovation within corporations, entrepreneurial thinking for start-up and small businesses, and technology-related economic development for the state, region and nation. In addition, the Kummer College will practice what it teaches by serving as an incubator for educational innovations in higher education. S&T seeks a visionary and experienced academic leader as the founding dean of this new college.

Fred and June Kummer Endowed Department Chair of Business and Information Technology

The Fred and June Kummer Endowed Department Chair of Business and Information Technology will lead one of the founding departments in the newly established Kummer College of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development. The Department of Business and Information Technology plays a critical role in areas such as entrepreneurship, resource planning, and marketing; the next leader will have the opportunity to elevate the department, advance long-term strategic priorities, and initiate high-impact research and teaching collaborations.

Kummer Endowed Department Chair of Computer Science

As the first program of its kind in the state, the computer science department at S&T builds on a strong heritage of research and education in information assurance, cyber security, and cyber-physical systems, among other specialties. S&T seeks a visionary, collaborative leader for this well-established department.

Kummer Endowed Department Chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science

Home to the state's first nuclear reactor, this recently reconfigured department seeks an exceptional, visionary leader who can position this program to address the future energy and sustainability challenges of the nation.

Steinmeyer Endowed Department Chair of Economics

The Steinmeyer Endowed Department Chair of Economics will lead one of the founding departments in the newly established Kummer College of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development. The Steinmeyer chair will play a leading role in promoting economics research and education within a college dedicated to forward-thinking interdisciplinary approaches to society's current challenges.

Gary Havener Endowed Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics

The Gary Havener Endowed Department Chair of Mathematics and Statistics will provide vision for advancement and growth for this department that is integral to the success of Missouri S&T's science and engineering focus. The Havener chair will help raise the national and international standing of this active and engaged department as a leader in mathematics and statistics education and research.

Missouri University of Science and Technology is the state's STEM-focused university. Founded in 1870 as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy and later known as the University of Missouri-Rolla, Missouri S&T graduates command some of the highest starting salaries in the nation. Known for outstanding programs in engineering, the sciences, and mathematics, S&T also offers degree programs in business, computing, information technology, the social sciences, liberal arts, humanities, and education. S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study, and with the creation of the Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development, is establishing new academic programs to position S&T for the next 150 years.

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The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities. Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim's educational experience or the overall campus environment.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Dean, Location: Rolla, MO - 65409

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