|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Mon, 21 Feb 2011 10:27:11 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... The Desert Research Institute invites applications for an Executive Director for the Division of Atmospheric Sciences. The Desert Research Institute (DRI), the non-profit environmental research institution of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), strives to be the world leader in environmental sciences through the application of knowledge and technologies to improve people’s lives throughout Nevada and the world. DRI has research divisions in Atmospheric Sciences, Hydrologic Sciences, and Earth and Ecosystem Sciences. The Division of Atmospheric Sciences within DRI is currently searching for an Executive Director to support, facilitate, and grow divisional research activities through strong leadership that utilizes the Division’s scientific and development skills. Recognized internationally for its air quality research, DAS also has a well-developed research component in the fire sciences as it relates to fire, weather, fuels, climate change, air quality, and characterization of emissions. DAS has approximately 80 faculty and support staff and over 70 graduate research assistants. Visit <http://www.dri.edu/das for more detailed information>. The DAS Executive Director reports to the Executive Vice President for Research (EVPR) and supports the scientific and programmatic needs of the Division. She/he will provide leadership by utilizing specific faculty and project activities and by facilitating cooperation in teaching and research with related departments at University of Nevada, Reno and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas as well as developing division-based projects with existing and new clients; and representing DRI to sponsors and government agencies. Additional responsibilities include leadership and direction to integrate the Divisional strengths and synergistic interactions among Division scientist, interact with funding agencies to market DAS capabilities, attract research funds and anticipate areas of scientific growth and opportunity, and prioritize allocation of divisional funds for development of research programs. Required: Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree in atmospheric sciences or a related field. Broad understanding of atmospheric and air quality sciences. Evidence of success in building and leading research programs in governmental, private sector, or university settings. Demonstrated strong interper-sonal, collaborative, and written communication skills. Creativity in identifying research issues and pursuing research avenues that will enhance DAS’s academic prestige and financial standing. Demonstrated ability to supervise/manage budgets for similar organizations along with the ability to supervise/manage personnel and human resource functions and issues. Preferred: Direct experience in the soft-money research environment, such as in a national laboratory, university institute, or high-level consulting firm. Salary is commensurate with experience and education. DRI offers an benefits package that includes medical, health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, 11.25% matching retirement by DRI, paid annual and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, tuition reduction at NSHE institutions for employee and dependents. Additionally, there is no state income tax and no social security deduction. For complete job description go to: www.dri.edu/employment <http://www.dri.edu/employment> To ensure full consideration, application materials must refer to position #20-001 and include: cover letter detailing qualifications, summary of career interests and goals; current curriculum vitae; and contact information for three professional references. Send materials by email (preferred) to: Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> with MSWord or PDF compatible attachments; for further information regarding the application process, you may contact Kelsey Carter, firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> or 775-673-7332. In lieu of email submission, written application materials can be directed to: Desert Research Institute Human Resources Office c/o DAS Executive Director search 2215 Raggio Parkway Reno, NV 89512 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however priority will be given to applications received by March 15, 2011. Applications will be treated confidentially until the final stages of the search process. References will be contacted at a later date with the permission of the applicant. DRI is an AA/EEO employer. -
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