Professor- College of Engineering Tech

The Department of Packaging and Graphic Media Science (PGMS) at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) invites applications for the position of Department Chair. The PGMS department is seeking a dynamic individual who has a demonstrated record of excellence in their academic and/or industry experience. This should include a documented record of scholarship, leadership, team building, and management. The individual should have an appreciation for the range of disciplines related to the fields of packaging and printing sciences and the missions of teaching, scholarship, and service. Candidates must meet the requirements for tenure at the rank of Professor in the Department of Packaging and Graphic Media Science. Reporting directly to the Dean of the College of Engineering Technology and interacting with leadership of other units on campus, the department chair serves as the principal representative of the PGMS Department with authority and responsibility for administrative decisions. Key responsibilities of the Department Chair include strategically leading the academic department in teaching, research/scholarship, service, and curriculum innovation.

 Earned PhD. in Packaging Science or Print/Graphic Media Science (or related disciplines); or an earned Ph.D. coupled with a master’s degree of relevance to the department.
 Approximately ten years of professional experience in one or more of the following: packaging science, printing/graphic media, applied science/engineering technology, STEM education teaching and scholarly pursuits.
 A record of sustained and current scholarly activity such as funded research and peer-reviewed journal publications related to the department’s fields of expertise and foci.
 Demonstrated administrative and management experience: leading and managing an organizational unit including budget oversight, and human resource problem-solving
 Demonstrated excellence in teaching and/or training in the department’s fields of expertise.
 Demonstrated Industry involvement in packaging or printing/graphic media, such as association leadership, standards committees, and/or conference participation.
 Demonstrated evidence of supporting the University’s continued commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology; search openings, then Keyword Search 7224BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae complete up-to-date CV that includes publications, grants and funding; and teaching experiences, cover letter describing your interest in the position with an emphasis on your experience and administrative philosophy and upload the following attachments:
 The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references familiar with your work
 Contribution to Diversity Statement
For more information on this position, please contact the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Carlos Diaz, Associate Professor RIT College of Engineering Technology, Department of Packaging and Graphic Media Science Email: