DIRECTOR: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON BOTANIC GARDENS (UWBG)
DIRECTOR: UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
BOTANIC GARDENS (UWBG)
The UW’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences seeks a leader with demonstrated skills to be the primary representative of UWBG and its academic mission, serving the UW and greater community; to develop new initiatives and innovation and champion ongoing successes; and have experience as either: a prominent scientist with an active research program and teaching experience OR demonstrated ability to manage botanic gardens, fund-raise, manage research programs and advance the organization’s mission. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Administrative experience is required, in botanic gardens preferred. See additional responsibilities on our website listed below.
Appointment is Professor status, full-time, 9-month with two additional months of salary and 11 months of administrative supplement. Salary commensurate with experience.
UWBG is international renowned for horticulture, restoration ecology, urban forestry, sustainable urban systems, conservation and plant collections. UWBG is a community asset and serves diverse user groups. Additionally, UW is building a culturally diverse student body and workforce capable of enabling students to explore and interpret a rich array of disciplines and perspectives.
Application requirements are found on the website below. Open until filled with first consideration of applications March 20, 2018. Anticipated start date is September 16, 2018.
The University of Washington is located in Seattle, a dynamic, multicultural community of 3.8 million people in the greater area. The UW serves a diverse population of 80,000 students, faculty and staff, including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries.