The College of Engineering (COE) at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for the position of Head of the School of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE). This is a 12-month, 1.0 full-time position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering and/or radiation health physics or a closely related field, demonstrated successful leadership and management experience, significant record of achievement that merits appointment as a tenured full professor within NSE, and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
The school is experiencing a period of rapid and exciting growth, and the COE is looking for a dynamic individual who will provide leadership for the school.
Oregon State University is committed to maintaining and enhancing its collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. Cooperation with leadership is expected to promote the achievement of the college and university goals in relation to building a more inclusive and collaborative community, centered on student success.
NSE is home to undergraduate and graduate programs in nuclear engineering and radiation health physics. There are presently 25 members, including 14 full-time tenured/tenure-track faculty members within NSE, and enrolls approximately 175 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. The school emphasizes collaborative research in radiation transport and reactor physics; ionizing radiation dosimetry, detection, measurement, and instrumentation; nuclear security, nonproliferation, safeguards, and fuel cycle; nuclear reactor thermal hydraulics and reactor safety; radiochemistry; radioecology; and materials for nuclear engineering applications. Research expenditures have nearly doubled over the last three years, and current interdisciplinary emphasis in the college includes nuclear materials science, robotics, and nonproliferation. The school has long-standing strong ties with a small modular reactor company, NuScale Power, as well as with Idaho National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos Labs, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, among additional federal and industrial institutions. Within OSU, the school also has strong relations with the Radiation Center and the interdisciplinary Materials Science program. Additionally, NSE has ties with the American National Standards Institute, the Electric Power Research Institute, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, and the Nuclear Energy Agency and more.
Typically requires Ph.D. or terminal degree in related field. Tenure/tenure-track faculty member.
Ph.D. in a field associated with nuclear engineering and/or radiation health physics or a closely related field.
Demonstrated successful managerial and leadership experience.
Significant record of achievement that merits appointment as tenured Full-professor within the school.
A demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion, such as a record of mentoring and supporting students from diverse backgrounds, fostering positive and affirming faculty interactions across differences, or challenging structural/cultural barriers that limit movement towards socially just science education and practice.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with education and experience.
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