|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Thu, 25 Aug 2011 07:55:48 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Prairie Research Institute Division of Illinois State Water Survey Director, Midwestern Regional Climate Center The Illinois State Water Survey, Division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking the next Director of the Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC). The Director of the MRCC is a state-funded position. The MRCC is one of six Regional Climate Centers (RCC) in the US funded for more than 20 years by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The RCC program is a leader in the provision of climate services in the nation. The Director leads a team of skilled climatologists and support staff in applied research and services on the climate of the Midwest. This research seeks to improve the monitoring and understanding of climate processes, their impact on agriculture, water resources, and other climate sectors in the Midwest, and guides the delivery of climate services. The Director also coordinates and collaborates with the other Regional Climate Centers, encourages collaborative research and outreach activities with State Climatologists in the region, and works with the NCDC, the NWS and other climate partners and federal agencies in the development of a cohesive climate services program in the U.S. It is expected that the successful candidate for this position will seek to expand the existing climate research and service/outreach programs of the MRCC and the Illinois State Water Survey through external funding. Required Education and Experience A Ph.D. is required in atmospheric science, geography or other appropriate disipline, and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in applied climate research and/or climate services. The preferred qualifications of the successful candidate include a record of research in applied climate science supported by external funds they obtained, experience in climate services, excellent leadership skills, and administrative experience. 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 September 5, 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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