|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Thu, 5 Feb 2015 09:20:07 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Director, Laboratory of Tree?\Ring Research University of Arizona, Tucson We seek a new Director for one of the most influential dendrochronology laboratories in the world. The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research (LTRR) at the University of Arizona is recognized as an international leader in dendrochronological research in climate science, archaeology, biogeochemistry, ecology, hydrology and physical geography. To carry this legacy forward, in our new purpose-built facilities, we seek a leader and scholar with a broad interdisciplinary vision. The new Director will strengthen existing programs and build new ones within a University renowned for its accomplishments in the natural, physical, and social sciences. We seek a candidate who will build upon the lab’s traditions of academic excellence, high impact research, interdisciplinary mentorship of students and post-docs and international collaborations. The director will be expected to lead a team of approximately 75 faculty, staff, and students, manage an annual budget of $3-4 million, and work with the Dean of the College of Science and other university leaders to develop new initiatives and programs. It is further expected that the Director will contribute to the research, teaching and outreach missions of the LTRR and the university, and will represent the science of dendrochronology in traditional and innovative ways ?C on campus, in public forums, through media interactions and to a global network of colleagues. The Director will build upon the LTRR’s successful record in securing financial support not only from Federal funding agencies but also from private and institutional donors. The Director is expected to hold a Ph.D degree or equivalent, and will be appointed at the level of tenured Full Professor in the LTRR. This is a 9- month appointment with salary and start-up funds commensurate with experience, accomplishments and needs. The LTRR is a unit of the College of Science and is the primary tenure home for most of its faculty. Strong collaborative links, including joint faculty appointments, also exist between the LTRR and departments in several other colleges of the University. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and strongly encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on March 1, 2015. Applications should consist of a statement of vision, a statement of research and teaching accomplishments, a full curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should specifically address the candidate's potential for leadership of an interdisciplinary and international institute such as the LTRR. To submit an application, please use the following web link (<https://www.uacareertrack.com/>) and refer to Job Number 57183. Inquiries about the position should be sent to Russell Monson (Chair of the Search Committee) at <email@example.com>.
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