Olajos-Goslow Chair of Environmental Science and Policy

Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, Arizona
Commensurate with academic appointment
Nov 02, 2020
Jan 02, 2021
Job Level
Senior level
Employment Type
Full time, Permanent
Salary Type

Northern Arizona University seeks an internationally recognized scholar and leader in ecology and conservation biology to fill the Charles Olajos and Ted Goslow Chair in Environmental Science and Policy. The Olajos-Goslow Chair provides interdisciplinary leadership and national stature to NAU’s demonstrated strengths in ecological science, conservation, and environmental policy. The endowed position provides considerable independence and flexibility for developing innovative approaches to conservation.

The minimum qualifications are: An earned doctoral degree in ecology, conservation biology, environmental science, or closely related field; a scholarly record commensurate with appointment at the level of Professor or Associate Professor; and evidence of scholarship, teaching, and community engagement that connects current scientific understanding with policy development advancing environmental conservation and sustainability.

To view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate vacancy 605090, and then "Apply" at the bottom of the page.

Application materials should include two personal statements and a cover letter. The statements should focus on: 1) a description of the applicant’s career path and trajectory, highlighting challenges and accomplishments, and describing the applicant’s vision for this position; and 2) an account of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, regardless of personal characteristics and background. In addition, the applicant should submit a current CV and the names of, and contact information for, five references, including at least one who is able to address the applicant’s record with respect to impact outside academia, and one who can address the applicant’s prior engagement on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.