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2 de julio de 2004


Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering The University of Connecticut seeks a distinguished senior faculty to serve as the director for the Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering. The Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering is an outgrowth of a new Academic Plan at the University of Connecticut that identifies environmental sustainability as one of six areas of emphasis. The Center Director will lead and promote interdisciplinary research and education in environmental science, engineering, policy, and sustainability. The Director will have the opportunity to hire two additional tenure-track faculty to further the mission of the Center. The Director will report to the Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education. The Director of the Center leads environmentally-related initiatives to secure research and education grants, directs the Center and staff in providing business, grant, and laboratory services to faculty; chairs the faculty advisory committee and consults with an external advisory board; increases the prominence and coordination of environmental programs at the University of Connecticut and beyond; and encourages and coordinates graduate education in the study of the environment. Candidates should possess a national/international scholarly reputation in an environmental field, and a proven record in recently obtaining competitive grants, especially in interdisciplinary research. Candidates must have a Ph. D. in an environmental field and an active research area that could include toxicology, environmental engineering, ecology, resource management, marine sciences, earth sciences, or other related areas. The successful candidate should have credentials to qualify for tenure in an appropriate department.
Review of applications will begin October 15, and continue until a suitable candidate is selected. Applicants should send: an application letter, curriculum vita, a statement of vision for environmental research and education, and provide a list of 3 to 5 references. All material should be submitted to Dr. John Morris, Chair, Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering Director Search Committee, c/o Dorothy Williams, The University of Connecticut, Research and Graduate Education, 438 Whitney Road Ext., Unit 1006, Storrs, CT 06269-1006. Ph. (860) 486-3621,

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