|Position Title||Director IWRRI: Idaho Water Resources Research Institute|
|Division/College||University Research (Div)|
|Classification Group Title||Dept Head/Chair/Director|
|Rank||Negotiable (must be justified)|
|Multi-Year Contract (Non-Tenure Track)||Not Applicable|
|Type of Appointment||Fiscal Year|
|Full Time/Part Time||Full Time|
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (IWRRI) is being re-imagined to become a nationally recognized research institute focused on integrated water-based human and biophysical systems. The IWRRI mission is to: a) lead the University of Idaho’s water-systems faculty to collaborate across Colleges in research to reconcile water ecosystems, technology and society, to provide high impact research on the pathway to sustainable economies, quality of life, and resilient ecosystems, b) lead IWRRI outreach and engagement programs and activities in developing solutions to Idaho’s, the region’s, the nation’s and the world’s water challenges through interdisciplinary research, outreach and information transfer, and c) build on the University of Idaho’s quality and reputation in water-systems research. Reporting to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and holding tenured faculty rank, the IWRRI Director provides leadership by promoting, organizing and coordinating interdisciplinary efforts in water-systems research and water-systems education, by interacting with the Vice President for Research, deans, department chairs, program directors and faculty across the University to promote interdisciplinary water-systems programs. The IWRRI Director will coordinate with the Director of the Water Resources graduate program to ensure integrations between funded research and graduate student participation in team-based interdisciplinary research.
|Job Duty Function||IWRRI Leadership|
Take the leadership role of an Institute designed to facilitate, expand and coordinate the University of Idaho’s water-systems research programs and faculty through:
|Job Duty Function||IWRRI Outreach|
Provide leadership for IWRRI outreach and engagement programs and activities by:
|Job Duty Function||IWRRI Administration|
Manage IWRRI operations by:
|Job Duty Function||Other Duties as Assigned|
Other duties as assigned by Vice President for Research and Economic Development
• An earned doctorate (or equivalent terminal degree) in a relevant discipline from an accredited university.
• Proven research leadership capabilities demonstrated by success at a research/teaching university or other research organization.
|Physical Requirements & Working Conditions|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
On-going review of applications begins on May 1, 2017
|Background Check Statement||
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EOE AA/M/F/D/V