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[Maize] Director, School of Plant Sciences at the University of Arizona - position open

ravipalanivelu from gmail.com via maize%40net.bio.net (by ravipalanivelu from gmail.com)
Thu Dec 7 17:37:47 EST 2017

We, School of Plant Sciences @ the University of Arizona, are looking for a new School Director. 

Details are in the link: https://uacareers.com/postings/23671

We are a great school with a glorious history & amazing colleagues working in nearly all aspects of plant biology. Please share with any colleague who might be interested. 

Any and all inquiries about this position should be directed to: Dr. Parker Antin (pba from email.arizona.edu).

Thank you,

Ravi Palanivelu
Associate Professor
School of Plant Sciences
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721


Position Summary: The University of Arizona (UA) College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) is seeking a proven strategic, entrepreneurial, innovative, visionary leader and manager as its next School of Plant Sciences (https://cals.arizona.edu/spls/home) Director. The Director will advance an already exceptional legacy in all three of the School’s Land Grant University (LGU) mission areas of Teaching, Research and Cooperative Extension, consistent with College (https://cals.arizona.edu/about/strategic-planning) and University strategic goals (http://neversettle.arizona.edu/). CALS leaders embrace thought-diversity and inclusion as key drivers of success.

The School of Plant Sciences supports Inclusive Excellence, the University diversity strategic initiative designed to engage every member of the university community in diversity and inclusiveness. Candidates are encouraged to support the department’s diversity and inclusiveness efforts and to be especially supportive of underrepresented communities including women and minorities.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (http://aboveandbeyondrelo.com/services/). Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here: http://www.whyua.arizona.edu/


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