Entomology Department Head, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska seeks candidates for head of the Entomology Department. Located in a major agricultural state – #1 in red meat production and #4 in cash receipts from crops – with a blend of excellent senior and recently hired faculty members the entomology department serves a state rich in agricultural and natural resources. The department head will ensure a culture in which all are engaged and can thrive; manage financial and physical resources responsibly using best management practices; foster a diverse team and programs; and lead the department strategically seeking and deploying personnel and financial resources strategically, continually examining the departmental vision for relevancy.

Required qualifications – Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in a discipline relevant to the teaching, research, and extension programs in the department, and a record of accomplishments leading successful teams.
Preferred qualifications – Administrative experience including direct supervision of faculty, staff, budgets, and program development, and accomplishments warranting appointment as tenured professor in the department.

To view the details and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_180013. Click “Apply to this job” and complete the information form. To apply, attach a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on March 12, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is located in an up-and-coming and safe city of nearly 300,000 people that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community. For more information about Lincoln: https://www.unl.edu/lincoln/

About Robert Wright

Robert Wright is a Professor and Extension Entomologist at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. You can reach him by email at rwright2@unl.edu. Follow him on Twitter @BobWrightUNL
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