Senior Faculty Position on Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Initiative

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November 5, 2011

Job available: Senior Faculty Position on Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Initiative
Employer: Old Dominion University
Type: Full Time – Experienced
Categories: Atmospheric Sciences, Global Environmental Change, Ocean Science
Required Education: Doctorate

Job Description
Old Dominion University has created an exciting new Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Initiative and seeks a senior level faculty member in any discipline related to climate change and sea level rise to help lead this initiative. The goal of the Initiative is to foster research, education and outreach on the impact that climate change and sea level rise may have on metropolitan communities that are situated at or close to sea level. Old Dominion University, a state-assisted Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves almost 25,000 students including more than 6,000 graduate students, is itself located in the city of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia. A broad range of faculty from across the entire university, ranging from science and engineering to the social sciences, education, business and health sciences, are currently involved in this initiative (see The successful candidate will be part of the leadership team, will be an effective leader and advocate for the Initiative, and will be expected to contribute to the Initiative through research, teaching and service activities.

Applications should include a letter of interest that addresses the Initiative’s goals, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references including email addresses and phone numbers. Review of applications will begin November 11, 2011 and the position will remain open until an appointment is made.

Applications and nominations should be submitted electronically to: CCSLR Search Committee, attention Judy Bowman (, 222 Koch Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529.

Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Applicants should possess an appropriate terminal degree and an academic record that merits a tenured appointment at the rank of associate or full professor in one of the academic departments within the University. A successful record in research and grant writing is required, as is evidence of leadership and the ability to interact and communicate clearly with internal and external communities.

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