The United Nations University (UNU) is searching for an entrepreneurial director for its Institute in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada which focuses on global water challenges in relation to sustainable development, the environment and public health. The UNU-INWEH Director has the overall responsibility for the organization and management of the Institute and its programmes under the direction of the Rector of UNU.
The Director is responsible for producing world class, policy relevant research that contributes to important policy debates within the United Nations and Member States and to the resolution of global water challenges. The Director is responsible for guaranteeing scientific excellence, building effective partnerships and providing guidance and inspiration for the conduct of UNU-INWEH activities.
Implementation of UNU-INWEH’s strategic plan will be supported through an enhanced partnership with McMaster University, one of Canada’s leading research institutions.