University of Colorado Professor in Boulder, Colorado

Director, Natural Hazards Center and Professor or Associate Professor with Tenure in the Institute of Behavioral Science.

The Institute of Behavioral Science, in collaboration with the Departments of Sociology, Geography, Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and Economics at the University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for a tenured position to direct the established and internationally recognized Natural Hazards Center. The appointment will be at the rank of full professor or advanced associate. The Director will be expected to provide leadership and vision in the field of natural hazard research and management of the Center’s research and knowledge dissemination programs, as well as to secure funding for the Center’s activities.

The mission of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder is to advance and communicate knowledge on hazards mitigation and disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Using an all-hazards and interdisciplinary framework, the Center fosters information sharing and integration of activities among researchers, practitioners, and policy makers from around the world; supports and conducts research; and provides educational opportunities for the next generation of hazards scholars and professionals.

Candidates are expected to have an established and ongoing program of original research, a distinguished publication record, and demonstrated ability to obtain external funding, as well as a record of high-quality teaching. Tenure will be held in Sociology, Geography, Anthropology Environmental Studies, or Economics, depending on the discipline of the successful candidate.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *B0001 -- Boulder Campus

Title: Professor

Location: Boulder

Requisition ID: 03113