The University of Texas—Arlington is conducting a nationwide search for its next Chair of the Biology Department. UT Arlington invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, resume/CV, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the university.
Please send to Ryan Crawford, Principal, Parker Executive Search, at
firstname.lastname@example.org (770-307-7031). Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferable that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to 14 April 2014 (electronic submissions preferred).
For a complete position description, please visit the Current Opportunities page at www.parkersearch.com.
Western Washington University seeks highly qualified candidates with a commitment to excellence in STEM education, faculty and student research, and diversity for the position of Dean of the College of Sciences and Technology (CST). Responsible for providing academic and administrative leadership for CST, the Dean reports to the Provost and is a member of the university's leadership team.
CST's mission is to provide the highest quality education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM); to participate in the discovery, communication, and application of knowledge; to integrate teaching, scholarly activity, and service; and to maintain a diverse college community.
In addition to strong undergraduate majors and Master's degree programs in traditional disciplines, CST offers special programs including the nationally recognized Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMATE) program and the Advanced Materials Science and Engineering Center. Emerging initiatives include the transition from Engineering Technology to Engineering and the multidisciplinary Institute for Energy Studies. CST has 150 FTE faculty and an annual operating budget of approximately $17 million. Please visit http://www.wwu.edu/cst/index.html
The complete position description including responsibilities, qualifications, and electronic application instructions is found at https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=5051.
Application screening begins immediately.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Biological Sciences seeks a candidate for the position of Executive Officer, Division of Environmental Biology (DEB). The Division supports research on populations, species, communities, and ecosystems. Information about the Division's activities may be found at http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=DEB
The successful candidate will possess an established record of significant achievement in research administration as well as leadership responsibility within the areas of academia, industry, or government. In addition to having a strong record of research and education accomplishments within his or her technical communities, the Executive Officer must be experienced and competent in technical, financial, and administrative management.
Appointment to this Senior Executive Service position may be on a one- to three-year limited term basis, with a salary range of $155,500 to $172,373. Alternatively, the incumbent may be assigned under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) provisions. The job opportunity announcement with position requirements and application procedures may be viewed at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/358636500
NSF is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff that reflects the diversity of our nation.
Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is seeking a dynamic leader and scholar to direct its Center for Environmental Studies (CES), a well-established research and education program in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science (COS) (http://www.ces.fau.edu/).
The center is recognized nationally and internationally for its work on water resources and coastal ecosystem research, management and restoration with a mission to facilitate environmental research and education opportunities at FAU with state, national and international partners to achieve a more environmentally sustainable future. Successful applicants must have a Doctoral degree in science, policy, or related field and have at least 10 years of research and/or management experience in environmental science, ecological restoration, sustainability, water resources, coastal and marine sciences, climate change research, or environmental policy.
Applicants should have a strong record of scholarly achievement at the national and international level, a significant record of securing external funding for interdisciplinary-based research and evidence of leadership ability.
The candidate must have experience managing a large research program and staff within an academic institution (or equivalent agency responsible for research) and be able to articulate a strong vision to further the research and outreach programs in CES and must be actively involved in the education mission of the graduate and undergraduate programs at FAU.
The Director position is a 12-month tenure-track faculty appointment within the COS at the Associate/Full Professor level. All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' Web site https://jobs.fau.edu (Position 990171). In addition to the online application, applicants must upload the following: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) cover letter that includes a vision statement outlining goals for CES, as well as a statement that describes their current and future research program, (3) contact information for five references, and (4) copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.
All questions regarding the position or application should be directed to the search committee chair, Charles Roberts, at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin 1 March 2014 and will remain open until filled.
Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, call 561-297-3057. TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771.
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