Executive Director and Tenure-Track Professor, Lab of Ornithology
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Cornell University Ithaca, New York
POSITION: Executive Director and Professor, tenure-track, 12-month position Louis Agassiz Fuertes Director of the Laboratory of Ornithology START DATE: July 1, 2021 or as negotiated LOCATION: Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca, NY 14850
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology (the Lab), the world's leading institute for the study and appreciation of birds, is seeking a new Executive Director (ED). The new ED will build on the Lab's record of scientific innovation and inter-national engagement to address critical environmental challenges through the lens of birds. We seek a dynamic, entrepreneurial leader and esteemed scientist who is passionate about advancing both professional and public understanding of birds and their habitats. The new ED will embrace the special capacity of the Lab to use birds to inspire diverse audiences to appreciate and protect the natural world. As a systems thinker, inclusive relationship builder, and visionary leader, the new ED will build upon the Lab's multidisciplinary foundation and global reputation to guide the Lab into the future.
The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications in late August and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicant materials should be received by August 26, 2020. For qualifications, details, and information on how to apply, please visit: https://www.agbsearch.com/searches/executive-director-and-tenure-track-professor-cornell-lab-of-ornithology-cornell-university
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