Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska
September 04 2018
Dean, CASNR F_1800124
Life Sciences, Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Position Announcement

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites nominations and applications for the position of dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR). The university is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and entrepreneurial individual who will provide intellectual and strategic leadership for the college.

Position Overview

The dean is a member of the senior leadership team of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) who routinely coordinates with leadership team colleagues, particularly IANR’s Senior Associate Vice Chancellor and the deans of the Agricultural Research Division (ARD) and Nebraska Extension. Provision of leadership and oversight of all academic programming in the IANR is expected in addition to facilitating the performative evolution of the IANR’s teaching and learning mission, while ensuring the relevance, quality, and impact of IANR efforts to prepare students for a changing world.

Questions and nominations can be directed in confidence to:

Richard Bischoff, Search Committee Chair

IANR Vice Chancellor for Faculty and Academic Leader Success

University of Nebraska-Lincoln


To view the details and make application, go to, requisition F_180124. Click “Apply to this job” and complete the information form. To apply, attach a letter of interest, summarizing the applicant’s personal vision and relevant leadership experience and detailed curriculum vitae. All candidate information will be held in strict confidence until the final stage of the search at which time the express permission of finalists will be obtained before making their candidacy public. Review of applications will begin on October 3, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See 

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