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The College of Arts and Sciences (College) at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, is seeking innovative leaders to serve as Directors for three new and exciting initiatives:

An inaugural Director of the Arts Collaboratory will oversee the initiative to bring the arts together to increase visibility, encourage fluidity among disciplines, and promote interconnections. The Arts Collaboratory will further elevate our artists and artists-in-training. When fully realized, the Arts Collaboratory will incorporate dynamic physical facilities, develop visionary programming that emphasizes collaboration, enhance experiential learning opportunities, and promote vibrant community engagement. Further information and direct application to this opportunity is available here: http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/14318.

An inaugural Director of the Center for Diversity Innovation (CDI) will oversee the CDI mission to design and deliver interdisciplinary research-based, data-driven diversity and inclusion best practices in education, training, hiring, workplace improvements and strategic decision making to fuel social inclusion and economic revitalization in Western New York and across New York State. Further information and direct application to this opportunity is available here: http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/14320.

An inaugural Director of the Sustainability Initiative will oversee the initiative intended to lead to significant growth in local, regional, national, and international prominence for Sustainability scholarship, education and practice across the College’s disciplines. Further information and direct application to this opportunity is available here: http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/14833.

The College of Arts and Sciences (http://arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/) is a large college, with a small college feel. We are the largest academic unit at the University at Buffalo, with 28 departments and 16 academic programs, 23 centers and institutes, two art galleries, and major theater and music performance venues. We provide education and scholarship in the Liberal Arts and Sciences to the University, the Western New York community and the world at large.

Our faculty members have received Guggenheim fellowships, CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation, and recognition from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Our students are committed to scholarship and community. The undergraduate student to faculty ratio is 13:1, and many undergraduates participate in performance, research, or laboratory work with faculty members.

A flagship institution in the State University of New York system, the University at Buffalo is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. A member of the Association of American Universities, UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence.

UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.




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Posted: 6/13/2018
Application Due: 8/12/2018
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