Distinguished Professor and Founding Director of the Kummer Institute Center for Resource Susta...
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35339
Hiring Department Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), one of the nation’s top technological research universities, invites nominations and applications for the position of Distinguished Professor and Founding Director of the Kummer Institute Center for Resource Sustainability.
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The Founding Director of the Kummer Institute Center for Resource Sustainability will have a demonstrated history of catalytic initiatives including building and leading successful interdisciplinary teams that translate discovery and innovation for the benefit of society. The founding director will develop a transformational vision for the Center that leverages existing campus resources and faculty strengths, while identifying opportunities to lead Missouri S&T students and faculty to national prominence for the engineering and science of resource sustainability.
Key attributes of the Founding Director include:
- Recognized as an international thought leader in the broad area of resource sustainability, including, but not limited to: critical minerals, sustainable energy, clean water supply, waste valorization or minimization, environmental forensics, design for human and ecological health, biogeochemistry, or related areas.
- Possess the technical expertise and prior accomplishments to make Missouri S&T a world-wide leader in one or more of these areas.
- Demonstrated evidence of establishing a vision, developing others, and building a coalition of university, industry, state and federal elements towards strategic goals in a changing environment.
- Build an inclusive team that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution.
- Unwavering commitment to student success through exceptional instruction, research, mentoring, and career placement.
- Hold an endowed chair, with tenure, in an academic department related to the center activities, and so must possess the academic credentials for such an appointment.
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