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Director of the Masters Program in Biotechnology and Management (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 Director of the Masters Program in Biotechnology and Management, beginning January 2014. The successful candidate will be an accomplished scientist with demonstrated research and administrative expertise and a commitment to academic excellence. Preferred credentials include the Ph.D. in organic chemistry or biochemistry, and experience in the biotechnology industry. She/he will be responsible for launching, recruiting, and marketing the newly developed MS in Biotechnology and Management. In addition to administering this program, the director may also teach in the undergraduate program.

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.

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. A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by September 2, 2013. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent to:

Dr. Jennifer Staiger, Chair
School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Director of MS Biotechnology and Management Search
Mount St. Mary's University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

Submission may also be made emailed to

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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