[GilbertClub] Department Head Position at Penn State University

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University invites
nominations and applications for a dynamic, innovative, and visionary leader
for the position of Department Head. The successful candidate is expected to be
dedicated to promoting inclusion, cohesion, and excellence in the research and
educational programs within the Department and across the College. The
successful candidate is also expected to continue their strong record of
cutting-edge scholarship and be qualified for appointment with tenure. The
position is open to any area of research interest within Geosciences. Previous
experience in academic or professional leadership is desirable. Women and
members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Penn
State Geosciences includes multiple top-ranked research and educational
programs, and faculty who are international leaders in a broad array of fields.
The Department has strong ties to programs across the University, including the
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, the Penn State Institutes of Energy and
the Environment, and the Materials Research Institute, numerous leading
disciplinary programs, and interdisciplinary training programs in Energy,
Astrobiology, Biogeochemistry, and Climate Science. More information is
available on our website (www.geosc.psu.edu). To apply, applicants should
upload the following materials through the PSU jobs website: 1) a letter
describing how they would lead the Department and contribute to its teaching,
service, and research programs; 2) a complete curriculum vitae; 3) names and addresses
(including e-mail) of three referees. Review of applications will begin October
15, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Kate Freeman, Chair,
Department Head Search Committee, Department of Geosciences, at khf4@psu.edu.
Please visit the online application site for more information and to apply: http://ift.tt/2vnxdgx


Erin DiMaggio

of Geosciences
Pennsylvania State University


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