[ES_JOBS_NET] Department Head: Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Science, NC State University

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 17:12:38 MST 2018



Vacancy Type    Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty 


MEAS Department Head

Located in the College of Sciences at NC State, Marine, Earth, and
Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) is one of the largest multidisciplinary
geoscience departments in the nation. MEAS is one of six NC State
departments with a presence at the NC State Center for Marine Sciences and
Technology (CMAST), a coastal and marine science research facility located
on Bogue Sound in Morehead City, NC (http://www.cmast.ncsu.edu). MEASfaculty
also participate in the recently established Center for Geospatial Analytics
http://geospatial.ncsu.edu). Additional information about MEAS and its
facilities can be found at http://www.meas.ncsu.edu.

The MEAS Department, with 30 tenure & tenure-track faculty, 11 non-tenure
track and research faculty, 11 staff, 90 graduate students and 216
undergraduates is committed to strong graduate programs, while maintaining
excellent undergraduate programs in each of our disciplines. The wide range
of expertise within the department provides unique opportunities for
multi-disciplinary research in the geosciences.

Essential Job Duties

The NC State College of Sciences brings together the mathematical, physical,
and biological sciences. The Head reports to the Dean of the College of
Sciences and is responsible for administrative, budgetary, and personnel

The Head is expected to set the highest standard for the Department with
regard to scholarship and professional activities and to have a balanced
appreciation for teaching, research, consulting, and multidisciplinary

Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to NC State's commitment to
excellence in research, engagement, and education. We are particularly
interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with
diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment,
working with students from diverse backgrounds, or incorporating diverse
perspectives in research.

Faculty responsibilities include teaching, research, and graduate student
research supervision. The successful candidate will work to achieve
outstanding research, teaching, mentoring, consulting and collaborations on
campus and world-wide, within a cohesive and diverse department, where all
students, faculty, and staff receive fair and equitable treatment.

We seek an ambitious and innovative leader with a creative sustainable
vision for a multidisciplinary geoscience department at a large land-grant
university that has a broad campus-wide environment of exciting
environmental research and teaching.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience

A PhD, or equivalent degree, in a relevant discipline and research
experience in geosciences is required. Prior successful administrative or
programmatic leadership experience is expected.

Departmental Required Skills

Academic credentials consistent with that of a tenured, full professor at a
major research university.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Potential candidates must have strong organizational and leadership skills,
a distinguished record of research in the geosciences, strong commitments to
diversity as well as, graduate and undergraduate education, and a broad
understanding of geosciences (marine, earth, and/or atmospheric).

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Applications must be submitted online and include a curriculum vitae, a
cover letter, contact information for three references, and individual
statements of leadership (document #1), teaching (document #2), research
(document #3), and diversity (document #4). 
Please note that references will not be contacted until the candidate is
For questions about the posting, please contact the search committee chair,
Dr. Alina Chertock, chertock at math.ncsu.edu.

Job Open Date10/04/2018Anticipated Closing DateIs this position partially or
fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date07/01/2019AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in
the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. 
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest
degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are
required to have their degree verified at
<https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/http/wes.org> www.wes.org. Degree must be
obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all
employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons
hired to work in the United States.


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