Chair and Dean of the School of Ecology and Environment Studies Nalanda University

Nalanda is a post graduate international research university, designated as an institution of national importance in India. The University has commenced its academic programmes with two Schools: Historical Studies and Ecology and Environment Studies.

Nalanda University invites applications for the position of Chair and Dean, School of Ecology and Environment Studies. The ideal candidate will be both a distinguished scholar and an innovative administrator, with demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, who will guide the School into becoming a leading institution globally.

The School of Ecology and Environment Studies embraces a broad range of academic pursuits from natural sciences to social sciences. It promotes education and research on the interactions between the natural environment and human activities. The School endeavours to become a prominent academic institution that addresses pressing local, regional and global environmental problems through education, research, collaborations and policy recommendations. The School offers a twoyear master degree and is also developing a PhD programme. Given the inter-disciplinary character of the School, the University has appointed a core faculty drawn from natural sciences and social sciences.


Essential: PhD with a specialization in Earth System Science/Environmental Law and Policies/Energy and Resource Economics/Food and Agro Eco System/Environmental Health/Environmental Application of Remote Sensing and GPS/Disaster Resilience and Mitigation/Bio-Diversity and Conservation/Environmental Modeling/Climate Change or related fields.

Previous teaching experience with high ratings of teaching effectiveness.

Desirable:  Looking for a distinguished scholar and innovative administrator with an outstanding reputation and demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, diversity and inclusiveness, who will bring vision and inspiring leadership to the School.

Last date to apply:  From July 15, 2015 to continue until the position is filled

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