Colorado State University Scott Presidential Chairs in Fort Collins, Colorado

Colorado State UniversityPosting Number201700174FTo ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on08/06/2017Position SummaryThe title of Presidential Chair is the highest and most prestigious honorColorado State University may award to a faculty member. By decree,"Presidential Chairs constitute that small cadre of exceptionally giftedprofessors whose names evoke immediate acknowledgement and respect in academiccircles." The Scott Presidential Chairs will be nationally andinternationally known scholars whose individual research programs span one ormore of our signature areas.Required Job QualificationsWe seek candidates with demonstrated leadership who will complement and buildupon our existing strengths as well as bring new dimensions to our researchportfolio. Successful candidates will have an outstanding scholarshiprecord; demonstrated, significant experience building, leading, andmanaging a large research enterprise; demonstrated ability to secure andsustain competitively funded research programs; a commitment to excellencein education; and a vision that will enhance the College's prominence onthe international stage. A doctoral degree in engineering, science, or arelated field is required. Candidates must have qualifications commensuratewith appointment as a full professor, with departmental affiliation(s)and tenure to be determined based on the best fit for the selected candidate.Special Instructions to ApplicantsFor full consideration please submit a cover letter addressing the requiredqualifications, curriculum vitae, contact information including email forfive professional references, and a maximum five-page response to thefollowing question, "What is your vision for the Presidential Chair andhow will it advance the Strategic Plans of the College and University?"Upload this statement as the "Other" document requested. References willnot be contacted prior to notification of candidates.Background Check Policy StatementColorado State University ( CSU ) strives to provide a safe study,work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers andstudents. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws andregulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background checkconducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to,criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry,motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification.Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract andwhen, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do sEEO StatementColorado State University is committed to providing an environment that isfree from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed,color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender,disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation,gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in anyother manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they haveinquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay ofanother employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equalopportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed toachieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado Statelaws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination andaffirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity - The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Supportand Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of HumanResources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 StudentServices Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.Diversity StatementReflecting college and institutional values, candidates are expected to havethe ability to advance the College'