[ES_JOBS_NET] Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean at WHOI

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Thu Feb 16 20:03:08 MST 2017

Applications are sought for the position of *Vice President for Academic
Programs and Dean (VP/Dean) *at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

As head of WHOI's Academic Programs Office (APO), the VP/Dean is
responsible for Institutional educational policy, programs, and budgets.
The VP/Dean oversees WHOI postdoctoral and undergraduate research programs
and works with his/her counterpart at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT) to coordinate the graduate-level MIT-WHOI Joint Program in
Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science and Engineering. The VP/Dean works with
the Development Office to identify and solicit new sources of support for
educational activities, provides leadership in identifying and implementing
new and creative educational directions, and is a prominent advocate on
issues of oceanographic and scientific educational policy at the national
and international levels.

The VP/Dean is one of five VP-level members of the WHOI Senior
Administration and reports directly to the President/Director of WHOI. As a
member of the Senior Administration the VP/Dean is an active contributor to
all aspects of the Institution through scientific and strategic leadership,
planning, and formulating policy, in addition to ensuring the successful
operation of the Academic Program Office. A strong commitment to
scholarship and education is essential, demonstrated by a distinguished
record in research, teaching, academic leadership, and management. A Ph.D.
or experience in a discipline related to ocean science is required, with
credentials appropriate to appointment at the level of Senior Scientist
(equivalent to Full Professor).

WHOI is the largest private, non-profit oceanographic institution in the
world, with staff and students numbering approximately 1,000. The
Institution is dedicated to research and education to advance understanding
of the ocean and its interaction with the Earth system, and communicating
this understanding for the benefit of society. WHOI conducts disciplinary
and interdisciplinary research in ocean-related areas of biology,
chemistry, geochemistry, engineering, geology, geophysics, physical
oceanography, and marine policy.

To learn more about this 12-month position, please contact the search
committee chair, Dr. Claudia Cenedese, by phone (508-289-2696) or e-mail (
ccenedese at whoi.edu). To view the position description, a brief overview of
WHOI and the APO and to apply, please go online at http://jobs.whoi.edu
under ‘Administrative Positions’. The review of applications will begin on
March 1, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Women and Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. WHOI is sensitive to
the issues of confidentiality and dual career families and will work with
applicants to address these. WHOI is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V/EOE

Employer Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Location Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Salary Salary will be based on experience
Posted Jan 30, 2017
Closes Feb 28, 2017
Ref 17-11-01
Discipline Atmospheric Sciences
<https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/atmospheric-sciences/>, Earth and Space
Science Informatics
Geochemistry <https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/geochemistry/>, Global
Environmental Change
<https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/global-environmental-change/>, Natural
Hazards <https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/natural-hazards/>, Near Surface
Geophysics <https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/near-surface-geophysics/>, Ocean
Science <https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/ocean-science/>
Career Level Experienced <https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/experienced/>
Education Level PhD <https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/phd/>
Job Type Full-time <https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/full-time/>
Relocation Cost Paid <https://findajob.agu.org/jobs/paid/>
Sector Type Non-Government Organization/Non-Profit
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