CLIMATE RISK & ADAPTATION SCIENTIST / NATIONAL DROUGHT MITIGATION CENTER DIRECTOR

CLIMATE RISK & ADAPTATION SCIENTIST / NATIONAL DROUGHT MITIGATION CENTER DIRECTOR

School of Natural Resources

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The School of Natural Resources (SNR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position, Climate Risk and Adaptation Scientist, at the rank of Associate or full Professor. The successful candidate will also be the Director of the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) and will be expected to develop a research program that complements existing strengths of NDMC and related faculty in SNR. This 9-month position shall have appointments in research and extension, and will be expected to lead and coordinate a nationally recognized research and extension program in drought mitigation.

Required qualifications: PhD in a relevant field of study (e.g., climatology, meteorology, geography) or closely related field; ten or more years of relevant experience, including the PhD; a strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals; and a strong record of generating grant funding in support of research. Effective written and oral communication skills with students, professionals, and the general public is also required.

Preferred qualifications: Relevant experience beyond the PhD in drought mitigation; active in international activities and networks; ability to work with diverse organizations; and experience working in team environments.

How to Apply: To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_90103. Click “Apply to this job” and complete the information form. Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin September 3, 2019 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.