[MARMAM] Position Announcement: Director of the School of Marine Science and Policy, University of Delaware 31 Dec 2010 Deadline

Jeremy Firestone jf at udel.edu
Mon Oct 4 11:05:39 PDT 2010

Hi all, Sorry for Cross-postings


We are undertaking a search for a Director of our School of Marine Science
and Policy in which I participate.  Please feel free to contact me should
you have questions.  Please pass on to those you may be interested.







Jeremy Firestone

Associate Professor, School of Marine Sciences and Policy

Senior Research Scientist, Center for Carbon-free Power Integration

University of Delaware

Newark, DE 19716 USA

1.302.831.0228 (office)

302.831.6838 (fax)

jf at udel.edu










Position Announcement


Director of the School of Marine Science and Policy


The College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment at the University of Delaware
invites applications for the position of Director of the School of Marine
Science and Policy (SMSP). The position provides a unique opportunity to
lead a premier marine organization into the coming decade. The Director is
responsible for all teaching, research, and service activities within the
School and reports directly to the Dean of the College. The successful
candidate will be appointed at the rank of full professor.


We seek an energetic scholar in any area of marine science or policy who has
developed a nationally and internationally recognized body of scholarship
with evidence of deep commitment to marine education, research, and academic
leadership. Candidates should have administrative experience as a department
chairperson, laboratory director, or equivalent leadership position in
academia. This will include high achievement in teaching and service, as
well as substantial experience in the conduct and administration of
competitive research programs supported by funds from private sources,
foundations, and government agencies.


The School is composed of 41 faculty members, approximately 100 graduate
students, and a growing undergraduate program. The SMSP is ranked among the
top institutions for marine education and research in the United States,
with facilities located on the Sharp Campus at the mouth of Delaware Bay in
Lewes, Delaware and on the main campus in Newark, Delaware. The 64-acre
Sharp Campus features over 100,000 square feet of modern laboratory,
classroom, and office space. The Director is expected to maintain an active
presence at both the Sharp campus in Lewes and the main University of
Delaware campus in Newark. 


The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer which encourages
applications from women and from members of minority groups. More
information on the College and School may be found at
<http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/> http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/ and
http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/academics/smsp/index.shtml. Applicants should
submit a detailed statement of interest and qualifications along with
curriculum vitae in electronic format, as well as contact information for at
least three references. Applications and requests for information should be
directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Patrick Gaffney, Professor of
Marine Biosciences (302-645-4364;  <mailto:pgaffney at udel.edu>
pgaffney at udel.edu). Applications must be received by 31 December 2010.




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