[ES_JOBS_NET] Sr. faculty opening-UC Riverside-Director and Endowed Chair-Environ. Dynamics and Geoecology Inst.

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Fri Dec 19 15:19:12 MST 2014

From:    Sherry Gonzalez <sherry.gonzalez at UCR.EDU>
Subject: Sr. faculty opening-UC Riverside-Director and Endowed
Chair-Environ. Dynamics and Geoecology Inst.

Please share this position announcement with your colleagues-thank you.

DIRECTOR AND ENDOWED CHAIR, Environmental Dynamics and GeoEcology Institute

The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) invites application=
s for a tenured senior rank position for Director of the new Environmental =
Dynamics and GeoEcology (EDGE) Institute. The position will occupy a newly =
endowed chair and will include a tenured faculty position in one of the dep=
artments of CNAS. The successful candidate will lead a diverse group of fac=
ulty working in environmental change, global change biology, paleoecology, =
earth sciences, and conservation biology over both deep and contemporary ti=
me scales. The successful candidate will be expected to strengthen interdis=
ciplinary collaborations, develop new funding initiatives, and become fully=
 engaged in the research and teaching mission of the institute and the coll=
The candidate is expected to develop an independent and innovative research=
 program exploring the impacts and mechanisms of environmental change in ar=
id or semi-arid regions. Appropriate areas of expertise include, but are no=
t limited to: geological/geochemical approaches to address the patterns and=
 drivers of climatic and paleoclimatic change, arid land dynamics, desertif=
ication or the global change processes related to arid land expansion, land=
scape ecology, biogeography or ecosystem ecology in the context of global c=

Applications must include a curriculum vita, statements of research and tea=
ching interests, a perspective on leadership for a new institute, and full =
contact information for three to five referees. All application materials m=
ust be submitted through AP Recruit at:.

For more information about the position, please contact Prof. Mary Droser, =
Chair EDGE Institute Director Search, Department of Earth Sciences, Univers=
ity of California, Riverside, California. 92521. E-mail contact: mary.drose=
r at ucr.edu<mailto:mary.droser at ucr.edu>. Review of applications will begin mi=
d January,2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Information=
 about EDGE and the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at UCR is =
available at http://edge.ucr.edu and http://cnas.ucr.edu

The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity emp=
loyer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment w=
ithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disabili=
ty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sherry Gonzalez
Academic Personnel Services Center
College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521
951 827 3997
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