Faculty Position and Founding Director, Master of Arts in Sustainability

Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Wake Forest University

We invite applications and nominations for an entrepreneurial and distinguished leader in the area of sustainability, as broadly defined.  This is an exceptional opportunity for an academic leader with the vision, to direct the development of a world-class Master of Arts in Sustainability program at the graduate level. The position offers the possibility to join the faculty in a tenure track or renewable non-tenure track position in the appropriate Wake Forest University school, department, or discipline.  Candidates are welcome from any background—academics, enterprise, or government.

The successful candidate will articulate and implement a comprehensive educational strategy that will enhance and sustain the University’s leading position in sustainability. This strategy will include a compelling vision for campus-wide and national leadership in sustainability-related research and education, based on the candidate’s demonstrated leadership in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary activities.  Candidates should value collaborative work and engage in efforts to secure external funding, connections to organizations, and linkages to the larger community to support the University’s activities and programs.

Wake Forest is among the nation’s premier collegiate universities. Consistently ranked among the top 25 universities in the nation, its mission is to educate students dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of its motto, Pro Humanitate. Wake Forest offers distinguished and comprehensive co-curricular and administrative programs in sustainability that complement its academic offerings.

APPLICATIONS CLOSED: Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and at least three reference contacts.  Applicants are encouraged to submit information explaining how they might contribute to programmatic and intellectual growth at Wake Forest University.  This position will remain open until filled.  Applications will be reviewed beginning November 30, 2013.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.


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