Water Resources

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Director
Job Institution: 
Texas Water Resources Institute
Job Description: 

Appointment:  12-month appointment. Tenure and departmental affiliation will be considered based on candidate’s background and interest.  Position is located on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.  

General Duties and Responsibilities:  The successful candidate is expected to lead the Texas Water Resources Institute (twri.tamu.edu) which focuses on water-related applications, including water quality, supply, and water use in Texas, the U.S., and internationally. The director will provide intellectual, philosophical, and strategic leadership to system faculty, and the institute’s scientists, staff, and students to meet teaching, research, and extension missions. The director will be responsible for developing optimum tactical and strategic responses to water-related issues and opportunities and will manage the human and fiscal resources, including leading a contract and grants program that elevates water-related efforts throughout the Texas A&M University System. 

Required Education/Experience:  Position requires a Ph.D. and fifteen years of relevant post-Ph.D. experience with a documented record of distinction in teaching, research, and/or extension, along with experience leading and managing interdisciplinary water-related programs and teams. 

Preferred Education/Experience:  Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in water-related science, engineering, policy or management and who are recognized experts in the field.

Application Instructions:  Applicants should apply online at https://greatjobs.tamu.edu (NOV # 07633).  An application should contain: 1) a cover letter which outlines the candidate’s vision for the position, 2) a current resume or curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for three references.  Address inquiries to Search Committee Co-Chairs:

            Dr. Binayak Mohanty                                 Dr. Jaroy Moore
            2117 TAMU                                              1102 E. FM 1294
            College Station, TX 77843-2117                 Lubbock, TX 79403-6603
            bmohanty@tamu.edu                                j-moore@tamu.edu
            (979)458-4421                                         (806)746-6101

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