HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Location
Lafayette, Indiana
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 02, 2021
Closes
Nov 01, 2021
Discipline
Other
Job Type
Dean / Head
Organization Type
Academic

Position Announcement

HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Qualifications:  Candidates must have an earned doctorate in natural resources, environmental science or other relevant field and be eligible for tenure at the rank of Full Professor.  The Department Head must have demonstrated strong leadership, communication, and administrative abilities, and an appreciation for and commitment to the diverse interests and the teaching, research and extension missions of the department.  Candidates will be considered from academia, industry, or government.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated an outstanding record of scholarly achievement, development of external financial resources, and commitment to grow and support a diverse workforce and stakeholder community.

Application Procedure:  Purdue University’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. 

Applications, nominations, and inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Ron Turco, Forestry and Natural Resources Head Search Committee Chair, Purdue University.  All application materials must be submitted electronically to this site, which includes the full position description and application procedures - https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Department-Head%2C-Forestry-&-Natural-Resources-IN-47906/740311400/.  A background check is required for employment in this position. Screening of applicants will begin November 8, 2021.  

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.