Head of Ecosystem Science and Management Department



The Head of Ecosystem Science and Management Department is a multifaceted role requiring strong leadership, academic expertise, and administrative skills. They oversee all aspects of the department, ensuring its smooth operation, academic excellence, and alignment with institutional goals.


  • Leadership:
    • Provide strategic direction for the department, setting vision, mission, and goals.
    • Lead and motivate faculty, staff, and students, fostering a positive and productive academic environment.
    • Represent the department to the university administration, external stakeholders, and the broader community.
    • Manage departmental resources effectively, including budget, personnel, and facilities.
  • Academic:
    • Oversee the development and implementation of the department’s curriculum.
    • Recruit and retain high-caliber faculty and staff.
    • Facilitate faculty research and scholarly activities.
    • Secure external funding for research and programs.
    • Evaluate faculty performance and promote professional development.
  • Administrative:
    • Manage department operations, including budgets, contracts, and personnel matters.
    • Develop and implement departmental policies and procedures.
    • Oversee student academic advising and career guidance.
    • Liaise with other departments and university administration on relevant matters.
    • Contribute to university-wide initiatives.


  • Ph.D. in Ecosystem Science, Environmental Science, Ecology, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated excellence in scholarly research and publications.
  • Extensive experience in teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Strong leadership and administrative skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Passion for ecosystem science and a commitment to environmental sustainability.

Additional Skills:

  • Grant writing and fundraising experience.
  • Experience in curriculum development and program evaluation.
  • Understanding of university governance and administration.
  • Ability to use relevant software and technologies.