Job announcement for UNAVCO list

John Louie louie at
Fri Aug 30 05:50:37 UTC 2019

Closing Sept. 16: Chair of the Dept. of Geological Sciences and Engineering
at the Univ. of Nevada, Reno

Apply at

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 Chairs 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.

-John Louie, Nevada Seismo Lab
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