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Located in College Station, the Texas A&M University College of Geosciences is one of 16 colleges and schools that foster innovative and cross-disciplinary collaboration across more than 140 university institutes and centers and two branch campuses, located in Galveston, Texas, and Doha, Qatar. The College of Geosciences, established in 1965, comprises four departments - Atmospheric Sciences, Geography, Geology and Geophysics, and Oceanography - and seven major research centers, including the International Ocean Discovery Program and the Texas State Climatologist's Office. It is home to more than 86 tenure-track faculty, 302 staff and 1,400 students.

The university seeks a distinguished, innovative scientist and leader who will collaborate with members of the College to develop and promote a vision that advances new understandings of the Earth System and prepares the next generation of geoscientists. The new Dean will be responsible for advancing the academic, intellectual and financial well-being of the College, which excels in fundamental and applied research essential to solving some of society's greatest challenges - climate change, extreme weather events, air and water quality, and development of sustainable energy and water resources - throughout Texas, the United States and globally.

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Application Process

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a statement of interest, and a list of five references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by August 15, 2018.

Applications and nominations should be submitted electronically in confidence to Applicant information will be kept confidential to the maximum extent allowable by law. Additional information and the timeline can be found on this website