Head, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources // 8 November 2021The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR), College of Agriculture, Purdue University, invites applications for the position of Department Head. The principal focus of the Head is to provide visionary leadership working with a diverse group of outstanding faculty and staff in pursuit of national and international excellence in research, teaching, and extension. The Head is responsible for the departmental budget including nation-wide land holdings and endowments. The Head provides strategic direction to accomplish departmental objectives through maintaining and expanding internal and external support; wise stewardship of human, financial, and physical resources; and fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. The Head also is expected to serve as an advocate, liaison, and departmental representative within the university and with government agencies, lay and professional resource management groups, conservation organizations, related industries, and society at large. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in natural resources, environmental science or other relevant field and be eligible for tenure at the rank of Full Professor. The Department Head must have demonstrated strong leadership, communication, and administrative abilities, and an appreciation for and commitment to the diverse interests and the teaching, research and extension missions of the department.
Institution: Department of Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR), College of Agriculture, Purdue University
Duty station: West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Closing date: 8 November 2021