Thread: Chair of the Dept. of Geological Sciences and Engineering at the Univ. of Nevada, Reno

Started: 2019-08-30 05:40:33
Last activity: 2019-08-30 05:40:33
Institution: Univ. of Nevada, Reno
Open Until: 2019-09-16

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The Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering (DGSE) invites applications for a tenured, full professor to serve as Department Chair. Responsibilities include overseeing the academic programs in Geological Sciences and Engineering, fostering a strategic vision in partnership with existing faculty regarding our research and teaching mission, and enhancing collaboration with other programs across campus. The Chair will oversee management of the Department with budgetary responsibilities for operations. The Chair's role includes representing the Department to university administration, other university units, industry, and to public and private agencies at the local, regional, national, and international levels. The Chair will be expected to oversee recruitment of world-class faculty, and facilitate their professional development. The Chair will be expected to teach a reduced course load, supervise graduate students and maintain a robust research program. The successful candidate will have demonstrated high ethical standards and is expected to operate in a transparent and collegial way. The successful candidate should be responsive to the needs of the faculty, staff, and students within the Department and have a strong commitment to enhance diversity.
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