[ES_JOBS_NET] National/International Search for Professor and Director, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), University of Maryland

Dear colleagues,
Please find below the announcement for a position
open at the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), College Park, University of Maryland.
ESSIC is a multi-cultural, interdisciplinary research department within the University of Maryland’s College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS).  I encourage you to please consider applying.

Please direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Professor Steve Halperin: shalper@umd.eduFurther details: http://ift.tt/2dPYrSz

Best regards,




University of Maryland, College Park

National / International Director Search: Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC)

Leading a significantly expanded vision for ESSIC, the Director will leverage excellence across the campus relevant to the Earth system to build co-operative partnerships with departments in a wide range of colleges, including but not limited to Agriculture and Natural Resources, Engineering, Public Health, and Public Policy. S/he will be a scientist of the highest quality in any of the disciplines essential to understanding the Earth system and must be a recognized player in the Earth system community, with a strong record of strategic leadership and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and successfully, nationally and internationally, inside and beyond academia. ESSIC has 11 academic faculty and 150 research scientists, with an annual research income of approximately $35M, and the Director must have a strong commitment to faculty and staff development.  Appointed for a five year (renewable) term reporting to the Dean of the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences s/he will also hold a tenured Full Professorship in an appropriate department on the campus. Ph.D. or equivalent required.

Applicants should submit as a SINGLE document a Curriculum Vitae including publications, a description of how their research and their experience qualify them for this position and the names and contact information for five referees.

For more detail see http://essic.umd.edu

Please apply at: http://go.umd.edu/essicdir

The position will remain open until filled, but for best consideration applications should be received by December 31, 2016.

Inquiries may be sent to: Professor Steve Halperin at shalper@umd.edu

The University of Maryland, College Park, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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