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Dean of the School of Natural Science and Mathematics (Job Search Status: Currently Accepting Resumes)

The School of Natural Science and Mathematics at Mount St. Mary’s University invites outstanding academic leaders to apply for the position of Dean, beginning July 2013. Following the strong leadership of the founding dean, the successful candidate will have administrative experience, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and a record of excellence in scholarship and teaching. She/he will be responsible for advancing the vision for the School, hiring and developing outstanding faculty, guiding the development and implementation of new academic programs, and successfully enhancing external relations for the school. The successful candidate must possess a Ph.D. and be eligible for hire at the rank of associate professor or full professor.

Mount St. Mary’s University is the second oldest Catholic university in America. Located on 1,400 acres, just outside of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the Mount offers a rigorous liberal arts education featuring a nationally recognized core curriculum and outstanding faculty with a 14:1 student to teacher ratio. The 2300-student comprehensive university is a vibrant academic community where the words Faith, Discovery, Leadership, and Community are used to describe its collective calling and promise. Additional information about Mount St. Mary’s University is available online at

Mount St. Mary’s seeks academic administrators eager to engage and support our Catholic identity. Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the University’s Catholic liberal arts mission or how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. To insure full consideration, please send cover letter and curriculum vitae by March 8, 2013 to Applicant review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

Barbara R. Miller, PHR, MBA
Director of Human Resources
Dean of the School of Natural Science and Mathematics Search
Mount St. Mary’s University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

Mount St. Mary’s University has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.


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