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Associate Professor or Professor/Chair Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design

Employer
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Sep 8, 2023
The College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.(CAES) seeks a chair for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design.

The CAES seeks a dynamic leader and scholar to serve in this critical role and continue the upward trajectory of this flourishing and highly visible department. The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate or terminal degree in Environmental Sciences, Soil Science, Plant Science, Agronomy, Land Resources and Management, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Agricultural/Biological Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited university. Administrative supervisory experience in an institution of higher education with a strong track record of program success in developing, sustaining, advancing instructional outcomes and evaluating programs is required. Work experience within a land grant university is preferred (5 years). Applicants must also demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively and positively with students, faculty, staff and other university administrators. In addition, applicants should possess a distinguished record of research, teaching, scholarly achievement, and service. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in gaining support from constituencies outside the University, such as, business and industry, state and federal agencies, and private foundations. This role is excellent for a person seeking to be a part of a growing academic enterprise on the cutting edge of discovery, learning, and engagement. The Chair shall provide innovative leadership to build upon the excellent research and educational activities within the department.
Climate-smart research and innovations are an integral part of our two Agriculture and Environmental Systems majors: Environmental Studies and Sustainable Land & Food Systems and Environmental Studies. The department is focused on food production and air, water and soil quality. Biological engineering majors learn to apply physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics to natural products and systems, to make a cleaner, more productive and sustainable world. Landscape architecture majors learn to design and plan for ecologically sound and aesthetically pleasing outdoor spaces.
A growing enrollment over 200 students on average
An academic department within the CAES and diverse degree program offerings including 1 Ph.D., 1 MS, 3 BS, and certificates in waste management
Accredited and approved programs in Biological Engineering and Landscape Architecture
The largest producer of African Americans with degrees in Landscape Architecture
A growing multimillion dollar faculty research portfolio The largest and top ranked public university among HBCUs in the nation
The largest agricultural college among HBCUs



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