Position Announcements

Director of NIUST

The University of Mississippi’s National Institute for Undersea Science and Technology seeks applications for the position of Director of the National Institute for Undersea Science and Technology (NIUST). For more information and to apply, visit https://jobs.olemiss.edu. Only applicants who apply online will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an adequate applicant pool is established. The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.  The Director is responsible for the administration and supervision of activities within NIUST, including: fiscal management and budgeting, strategic planning, identifying scientific priorities and direction, establishing research and operations policies, identifying resources for research support, and enhancing the research environment and reputation of NIUST.  The Director will represent NIUST on the campuses of The University of Mississippi in Oxford and the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, at the Stennis Space Center, in the scientific community, and among other research administrators including our partners at NOAA, and is expected to promote NIUST before legislative bodies and other public and private constituencies. The Director will foster collaborations between NIUST scientists and scientists within the ocean research communities.   Ph.D. is required in any discipline related to the mission of the program; including, but not limited to Oceanography, Geology, Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics.  Demonstrated experience with multi-disciplinary research, strategic planning and programming, research excellence and productivity, and a general understanding of intellectual property issues is required.