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Vice President for Research and Economic Development

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Location: Laramie, Wyoming

The Position:

The VPRED plays a leadership role in state, national, and international activities regarding research policy and guides the University in defining and meeting the emerging research opportunities of the future. Important goals of the research and economic development agenda include promotion of interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary research; integration of research and education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; promotion and facilitation of technology transfer, business engagement, entrepreneurship, and economic development; leading a variety of business-assistance programs operating throughout the state, to promote start-up, growth, and economic diversity; ensuring the integrity of research processes and policies; stewardship of the special physical and computational infrastructure necessary for research leadership; establishment of corporate, national and international collaborative research partnerships at the University; participation in federal and state policymaking regarding research and economic development; and engaging a broad range of individuals in research, scholarly, or creative activity that strengthen the University’s research enterprise.

The VPRED reports to the President and leads and oversees the University of Wyoming Office of Research and Economic Development. With respect to research, the Vice President for Research & Economic Development also works closely with the Provost and Executive Vice President to fully align research with the overall academic mission of the University. In addition, the VPRED needs to ensure a strong partnership with the Senior Vice President for Administration to ensure alignment and cooperation between the divisions since the sponsored projects financial management is housed under the Division of Administration and Finance. The Office of Research and Economic development is supported by 28 core staff and supports 12 research units on campus with a total annual budget of $13 million.

To Apply:

The VPRED Search Committee invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, complete CV, and references) or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the University.  Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to December 10, 2021:

Porsha L. Williams, Vice President

Erin Raines. JD, Principal

Parker Executive Search Five Concourse Parkway Suite 2875

Atlanta, GA 30328

pwilliams@parkersearch.com or eraines@parkersearch.com

Phone: 770-804-1996 x 117

Refer to code “UW-VPRED” in the subject line

Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The University’s policy has been and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, ancestry, political belief, pregnancy, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University regulations. The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all matters relating to its education programs and activities including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, demotions, transfers, and all other terms and conditions of employment. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application, the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at the time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

The University of Wyoming conducts background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify

Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

 

UW Occidental Chair of Energy and Environmental Policy

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Location: Laramie, Wyoming

The Position:

The Occidental Chair of Energy and Environmental Policy will hold an appointment in the Helga Otto Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources (Haub School) with an affiliation to the School of Energy Resources (SER). UW seeks an accomplished and creative individual to provide research, teaching, outreach/engagement, and service consistent with the educational mission of the University of Wyoming. The Haub School values interdisciplinary approaches to environmental problem solving; scholarship that can inform real-world solutions; tangible, place-based experiences to develop critical thinking skills in the next generation of leaders and decision-makers; and a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment on campus and beyond. SER was created in 2006 to enhance UW’s energy-related education, research and outreach; to that end, SER directs and integrates cutting-edge energy research and academic programs and bridges academics and industry through targeted research programs.

To Apply:

The University of Wyoming, in consultation with Summit Search Solutions, Inc., will begin a confidential review of application materials immediately and continue until the position is filled; parties who apply by April 26, 2021 will be given first consideration. Please submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest upon application. All applications and nominations will be held in confidence. To apply online, go to: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=su232

For more information or to offer recommendations or nominations:

Stephanie Rivas-Fowler

Senior Consultant

Summit Search Solutions, Inc.

Direct: (530) 677-9945

sfowler@summitsearchsolutions.com 

Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The University’s policy has been and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, ancestry, political belief, pregnancy, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University regulations. The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all matters relating to its education programs and activities including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, demotions, transfers, and all other terms and conditions of employment. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

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