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Department of Biological Sciences

Congratulations to Dr. Hexin Chen on his promotion to Full Professor


The promotion to full professor is based on achievement. Successful candidates have achieved recognition as experts in their field at a national and international level. They also show evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring. Teaching quality is assessed based on peer assessments, demonstration of students’ learning achievements, utilization of exemplary teaching methods, inspection of syllabi and class materials, and student ratings from classes taught. Successful candidates for ful professor  also have special responsibilities for mentoring junior faculty and for leadership in service and governance on the departmental, school, and university levels. They are expected to have progressed as teachers and mentors of students, which in many fields includes success in mentoring Ph.D. students. 

Congrats to our new professor in the Department!

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