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North Carolina State University
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Monday, August 1, 2022
The Goodnight Distinguished Professor and Director of the Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative must be an experienced, innovative, creative and collaborative leader who has excelled in engaged, interdisciplinary and convergent team research to address the grand challenges of climate change mitigation and adaptation in the coastal plain. The successful candidate will have an exemplary record of working across disciplinary boundaries, thinking holistically about socio-ecological systems, and building successful teams that have included faculty and external partners in a variety of sponsored research endeavors.
The Goodnight Distinguished Professor will be appointed in one of the three departments of the College of Natural Resources (whichever is most appropriate to their background), but will be expected to engage with faculty across the campus to lead and conduct problem oriented, interdisciplinary and engaged research. The Director of the Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, and these duties constitute 50% of the appointment.
The Goodnight Distinguished Professor will have the following responsibilities:
The Director of the Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative has the following responsibilities: