Syracuse University invites applications from nationally recognized scholars as Director of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, an all-University program housed administratively in the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will be eligible to be hired at the rank of advanced Associate or Full Professor with tenure. All areas of scholarship are eligible; the Director may be appointed in one of Syracuse University's schools and colleges: the School of Architecture, the College of Arts and Sciences, The School of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, The David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, the School of Information Studies, The Martin J. Whitman School of Management, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, or the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Special consideration will be given to candidates who strengthen existing programs and initiatives.
The Honors Program—one of the premier undergraduate opportunities at Syracuse—challenges intellectually curious students from every undergraduate major at Syracuse University with tailored educational opportunities including small, innovative courses, faculty mentorship, and a significant Capstone project. It is a catalyst for intellectual discovery across the campus through innovative teaching, community engagement, and high-quality scholarship. Its curriculum emphasizes intellectual depth and breadth, and reinforces the University's commitment to preparing engaged citizens, scholars, and leaders for participation in a changing global society. The Honors Program is also home to the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising (CFSA), which serves to make all Syracuse University students, alumni, and faculty aware of nationally competitive fellowship and scholarship opportunities; to help students and alumni identify scholarship opportunities appropriate to their interests and backgrounds; and to assist them through all stages of the application process.
The initial term of appointment is five years (with a formal review at three years), renewable or extendable by mutual consent.
Please send nominations or inquiries to:
Honors Director Search 300 Hall of Languages Syracuse University Syracuse, New York 13244 email@example.com
Review of candidates will begin September 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
For more information about the Honors Program and its curriculum, see http://honors.syr.edu/. For more information about CFSA, see http://nationalscholarships.syr.edu/.
Syracuse University's "Fast Forward Syracuse" initiative and Academic Strategic Plan are currently moving towards an implementation phase (http://fastforward.syr.edu/). The Honors Program is poised to help the University advance its goals as laid out in the plan, particularly in the areas of improving the student experience and advancing discovery.
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