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Director, Natural Hazards Center and Professor or Associate Professor with Tenure in the Institute of Behavioral Science.

The Institute of Behavioral Science, in collaboration with the Departments of Sociology, Geography, Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and Economics at the University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for a tenured position to direct the established and internationally recognized Natural Hazards Center. The appointment will be at the rank of full professor or advanced associate. The Director will be expected to provide leadership and vision in the field of natural hazard research and management of the Center's research and knowledge dissemination programs, as well as to secure funding for the Center's activities.
The mission of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder is to advance and communicate knowledge on hazards mitigation and disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Using an all-hazards and interdisciplinary framework, the Center fosters information sharing and integration of activities among researchers, practitioners, and policy makers from around the world; supports and conducts research; and provides educational opportunities for the next generation of hazards scholars and professionals.


Candidates are expected to have an established and ongoing program of original research, a distinguished publication record, and demonstrated ability to obtain external funding, as well as a record of high-quality teaching. Tenure will be held in Sociology, Geography, Anthropology Environmental Studies, or Economics, depending on the discipline of the successful candidate.
Special Instructions to Applicants:Applicants must submit all required documents to this JobsatCU posting in order to receive full consideration for the position, and complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to Professor J. Terrence McCabe. University of Colorado, who is chair of the search committee. Candidates who submitted a completed application to the JobsatCU posting #F03025 do not have to apply for this position at the CU Careers posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:The required documents are: 1) A cover letter outlining your research specializations and teaching interests; 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) Evidence of teaching effectiveness (evaluations and syllabi) 4) Statement of Research Philosophy 5) Statement of Teaching Philosophy 6) Publication 1 7) Publication 2 8) Publication 3 and 9) A list of three professional references, from whom confidential letters will be requested at the appropriate time during the search.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10071 - Behavioral Sci Inst-Admin

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 30, 2015

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Dr. J. Terrence McCabe

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00629335





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Posted: 12/17/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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