|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Wed, 20 Apr 2011 14:56:36 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... University of Illinois Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability Division of Illinois State Water Survey Director, Midwestern Regional Climate Center The Division of Illinois State Water Survey within the Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking an individual for the position of Director of the Midwestern Regional Climate Center. The primary function of this position is program, research and administrative leadership for the Midwestern Regional Climate Center, one of six Regional Climate Centers funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Duties and Responsibilities: The Director is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Midwestern Regional Climate Center and management of staff; coordinates and collaborates with the other Regional Climate Centers and the National Climatic Data Center; conducts and guides research on the climate of the Midwest to improve monitoring and understanding of climatological processes and their impacts on agriculture, natural resources and other climate sensitive sectors in the Midwest, and to guide the delivery of climate services; encourages collaborative research and outreach activities with State Climate programs in the region; works with NOAA/NWS and other climate service partners and federal agencies in the development of a cohesive climate services program in the U.S.; seeks external funding in support of the research and service/outreach programs of the MRCC; and prepares research reports and publishes research results in referred publications. Required Education and Experience A Ph.D. is required in climatology or meteorology from an atmospheric science, geography or other appropriate department and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in climate services and/or applied climate research. The preferred qualifications of the successful candidate will include administrative experience, excellent leadership skills, a record of research in applied climate science supported by external funds they obtained and experience in climate services. Proposed start date: is as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment Status: 12-month, 100% appointment. Application procedures: Please create your candidate profile at <http://jobs.illinois.edu>, and include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references on the application; all information must be received by April 30, 2011, to ensure full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Hannah Dorsey at (217)333-4978 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
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