Sr. Research Scientist
Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.
If you would like to bookmark this position for later review, click on the Bookmark link. If you would like to print a copy of this position for your records, click on the Print Preview link.
|Working Title:||Sr. Research Scientist|
|Faculty Rank:||Senior Research Scientist|
|About Virginia Tech:||
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.
The Global Forum for Urban and Regional Resilience (Global Forum) seeks to hire a research scientist whose research interest is in critical infrastructure issues. This is a non-tenure track position. Candidates must be capable of working closely with others in the Forum to conduct research on the financial and socio-political dimensions of critical infrastructure. Applicants for the position must have an earned PhD, must have a demonstrated record in research and scholarship, and must be able to work collaboratively with others in the Global Forum and across campus on research programs. The candidate for this position must have demonstrated experience with serving as a principal investigator on extramurally funded research.
The Global Forum is a university organization that facilitates research and outreach on three resilience themes: socio-political, fiscal, and urban resilience. This new position is intended to advance a fourth area of research on infrastructure but in the context of the existing three themed areas. The Global Forum is not a degree-granting, nor teaching unit, but we do encourage our scientists to teach when it is desirable for their career and meets the goals of the Forum. For information about the Forum please go to www.globalforum.vt.edu
Responsibilities would include:
• Research focused on regional or urban scale of analysis
|Must have a conviction check:||Yes|
|How to Apply for this Job:||
Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter and resume/cv, to jobs.vt.edu. Apply to posting #SR0160240. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
|Employee Category:||Research Faculty|
|If restricted or temporary, enter end date:||August 2020|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt: Not eligible for overtime|
|Tenure Status:||Non-Tenure Track|
|Academic Year or Calendar Year:||Calendar Year|
|If part time, enter Percent Time:|
|Pay Range:||Commensurate with Experience|
|Department:||Global Forum on Resilience|
|Location, if not Blacksburg:|
|Location Zip Code:||24061|
|Work Schedule:||M - F 8 -5|
|Job Posting Date:||03/13/2017|
|Review Begin Date:||05/01/2017|
|Job Close Date(if applicable):|
|Restricted to university employees only?|
|Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:||
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
|Reasonable Accommodation Statement:||
If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):
(Open Ended Question)
How did you first learn about this job opening?
- Chronicle of Higher Education - online
- Chronicle of Higher Education - print
- Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
- Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
- Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
- Indeed (www.indeed.com)
- Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
- Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
- Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
- Job Fair (please describe below)
- Journal (please describe below)
- Listserv (please describe below)
- Newspaper - print (please describe below)
- Professional Conference (please describe below)
- From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
- From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
- Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
- Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
- Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
- Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
- Other - Not listed (please describe below)
- Resume/Curriculum Vita
- Cover Letter