[ES_JOBS_NET] URI Coastal Resources Center Director
babsona at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 07:25:21 MST 2017
Spreading the word for an important position
The University of Rhode Island seeks applications for a tenure-track
faculty position at the Graduate School of Oceanography, to carry out
teaching, research, and graduate student advising and to serve as the
Director of the Coastal Resources Center (CRC). The position will be filled
at the Associate or Full Professor level. This is a tenure-track academic
year position with anticipated start date of September 2017.
Provide overall leadership and direction for the CRC; teach graduate and/or
undergraduate courses, advise graduate students, and conduct research that
aligns with the mission of the CRC.
Direct the programs and operation of the CRC, including over 25 staff and
an annual budget of US $8-10 million.
Initiate, design, and obtain funding for programs that support CRC’s
Develop and initiate a long-term vision for the CRC as an international
leader in the integrated management of marine and coastal ecosystems and
the human communities that live and work in coastal regions.
Initiate and coordinate active, collaborative work between the CRC and
other governmental agencies, universities and organizations, as well as
within the University of Rhode Island.
Represent the University and the CRC at national and international forums
especially on topics related to coastal and marine ecosystems and/or
integrated management and sustainability.
Perform short- and long-term strategic planning including personnel and
budgeting to achieve CRC’s mission.
Through projects, publications, and participation in public service
activities, enhance the CRC’s position as a national and international
leader in the field of integrated coastal and marine ecosystem research and
Be a member of and participate on the Graduate School of Oceanography
Perform other tasks, activities or responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.
Contribute to GSO’s graduate and undergraduate teaching mission, bringing
an applied science and management perspective.
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