The Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) at North Carolina State
University (NC State) invites applications for the position of Department Head .
The appointment will be at the level of tenured full professor.
We seek an ambitious and innovative leader with a creative sustainable vision for a multidisciplinary
geoscience department at a large land-grant university that has a broad campus-wide environment of
exciting environmental research and teaching.
Potential candidates must have strong organizational and leadership skills, a distinguished record of
research in the geosciences, strong commitments to diversity as well as graduate and undergraduate
education, and a broad understanding of geosciences (marine, earth, and/or atmospheric). A PhD in a
relevant discipline and research experience in geosciences is required. Prior successful administrative or
programmatic leadership experience is expected.
The successful applicant will be an advocate for the research and teaching missions of the department,
will work to grow productive collaborations with groups both on campus and off, and will focus on
achieving department goals with outstanding quality.
Located in the College of Sciences at NC State, MEAS is one of the largest multidisciplinary geoscience
departments in the nation. MEAS is one of six NC State departments with a presence at the NC State
Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST), a coastal and marine science research facility
located on Bogue Sound in Morehead City, NC (http://www.cmast.ncsu.edu). MEAS faculty also
participate in the recently established Center for Geospatial Analytics http://geospatial.ncsu.edu).
Additional information about MEAS and its facilities can be found at http://www.meas.ncsu.edu.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018; the position will remain open until filled.
Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/107540 (position number
00001300), and must include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, contact information for references and
individual statements of leadership, teaching, research and commitment to diversity.
Founded in 1887, NC State is a land-grant institution distinguished by its exceptional quality of research,
teaching, extension, and public service. Located in Raleigh, North Carolina, NC State is the largest
university in North Carolina, with more than 34,000 students and 8,000 faculty and staff. National
rankings consistently rate Raleigh and its surrounding region among the five best places in the country
to live and work, with a highly educated workforce, moderate weather, reasonable cost of living, and a
welcoming environment. A collaborative, supportive environment for business and innovation and
research collaborations with area universities and the Research Triangle Park are compelling reasons for
relocation to the area.
AA/EOE. NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national
origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual
with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related
accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.