Position Title: Geosciences-Director/Full Professor

Department: School of Geosciences


The successful candidate should have a proven record of strong research and publications, leadership in academic settings, an ability to lead and advance a diverse group of accomplished teachers and scholars, excellent administrative and interpersonal skills, a proven ability to attract external funding, and an ability to teach geoscience courses at all levels and to mentor graduate students.



  •  Ph.D. in Geology, Environmental Science, or related field;
  • Credentials commensurate with an appointment at the rank of Full Professor;
  • A distinguished record of research, publications, and teaching, including student mentoring and supervision at the graduate level;
  • A track record of developing successful, externally-funded research programs;
  • A commitment to attracting and supporting a diverse faculty, staff, and student body;
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, and an ability to work openly, personably, transparently, and effectively with every constituency in the School, and with both internal and external stakeholders, including alumni.


  • Experience maintaining a strong research program while holding a full-time administrative position;
  • Experience in assessment and curriculum development;
  • Experience leading interdisciplinary research projects;
  • Internationally recognized research program.

Please attach the following to your application: curriculum vitae, statement of academic leadership, statement of research, and contact information of five references. 

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