The newly formed Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems (ANFS) within the University of New Hampshire's College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) seeks a Chairperson at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. The initial appointment will be for a 5-year term with option to renew, and includes tenure with hire. The ANFS faculty consists of 32 researchers, educators, and specialists dedicated to improving health and well-being through productive and sustainable agriculture practices, resilient and diverse landscapes, and equitable food systems.
We seek a dynamic leader with a record of significant scholarly research that aligns with the interdisciplinary mission of the department and demonstrated excellence in teaching/mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. The successful candidate will lead their diverse unit of faculty, students, and staff; be team-oriented; understand and appreciate the integrated teaching, research, and service components of their land-grant mission; and have a compelling vision of the future of agriculture, nutrition, and food systems sciences in higher education. Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D. Director, Sustainability Institute at UNH.