Virginia Tech has an opportunity for a new postdoctoral associate position that provides opportunities for executive level experience at a major research university. This position will be focused on the implementation of destination areas, including research and analysis of the destination area activities, writing research reports and presentations and submitting publications related to destination areas, communication internally and externally about the implementation of destination areas, management of the destination areas website, and management of the stakeholder committees and their progress. This position will report regularly to the Provost to keep him updated on all developments related to the destination areas. The research undertaken by the postdoctoral associate will provide a framework for establishing, implementing, and evaluating strategic cross cutting, multi-function initiatives for a comprehensive research university. A doctoral degree in science, technology, and society, public policy, or a related field is required. For more information on destination areas please see: http://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas.html
Virginia Tech recognizes the critical importance of diverse teams of scholars. It seeks to diversify its faculty along multiple dimensions, including those that have been historically marginalized and excluded given the institutional history and legacy of the university. Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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