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Associate Dean For Research

Reporting to the dean, the associate dean will be responsible for providing vision and leadership in achieving the School's objectives for substantial growth in the size and scope of sponsored research programs from government grants and public-private partnerships. The associate dean position is expected to devote 50% time to development of multidisciplinary research initiatives within the School, with other units in VCU, other academic institutions, and industry. The additional 50% time will be devoted to instruction and other duties as appropriate.


An earned doctorate in engineering or a related discipline is required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated management and leadership accomplishments in a progression of faculty and administrative roles, as well as demonstrated success in leading interdisciplinary teams on major projects. Candidates must demonstrate competency in grant proposal development, government grant processes, and contract development. Candidates should also have experience in fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member. For candidates hired in a tenure-track or tenured position, faculty member will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the department. Strong skills in written and oral communication are essential. Experience in industry research and development setting is highly desirable.


Virginia Commonwealth University
City: Richmond
Country: United States

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Applicants should submit a statement of interest and curriculum vitae along with four references in a .pdf format. Letters of nomination may be e-mailed to the same address. The search will continue until the position is filled. VCU is an Equal-Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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