[ES_JOBS_NET] Sr. faculty opening-UC Riverside-Director and Endowed Chair-Environ. Dynamics and Geoecology Inst.
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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.
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DIRECTOR AND ENDOWED CHAIR, Environmental Dynamics and GeoEcology Institute
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE
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.
Academic Personnel Services Center
College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521
951 827 3997
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