Associate/Full Professor, Associate Dean

East Lansing, MI
Feb 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 3300

Internal Posting Date: 05-09-2016

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 05-23-2016

Job Title: Associate/Full Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Nursing

Primary Department: 10033616 NURSING

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100


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Position Summary: The College of Nursing seeks applications for the position of Associate Dean for Research. Associate Dean for Research is responsible for advancing the College of Nursing research mission and the leadership of the PhD program including collaboration with faculty for recruitment, admission, implementation of the curriculum and evaluation of the PhD program. This position also entails the preparation of nurse researchers through PhD education. The Associate Dean for Research creates and maintains an environment that supports the ethical conduct of research and provides administrative oversight to all activities related to obtaining funding including the management of the College of Nursing Research Center and the supervision of research support staff and the PhD program staff. The Associate Dean for Research is a member of the senior leadership team. This is a full-time, tenured (twelve-month) faculty position with a distribution of effort across administration, teaching and research.

Responsibilities include:
Provide leadership for research with in the College of Nursing, expand NIH and other federal and foundation research funding, and build strengths in targeted areas consistent with the College's research strategic priorities;
assist with the mentoring of faculty in the development of their research programs, develop a network of collaborators, and relationships with funding sources; assure an efficient level of support for faculty and student researchers, including pre- and post-award support and regulatory oversight; assure ethical, scientific integrity and regulatory compliance of research; obtain and manage resources in support of the research mission; represent the College at the University, community and national levels; maintain scholarship and a funded program of research to serve as a scholarly role model.

This position is scheduled to begin July 1, 2016.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements A PhD in Nursing or related field is required; eligible to obtain RN license in Michigan; research program with a successful record of funding and scholarship; record consistent with appointment as tenured Associate or Full Professor; and excellent communication skills and ability to articulate the vision, mission and strategic priorities of the College to a variety of audiences.

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Desired Qualifications: Administrative experience in research and/or graduate studies is preferred.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications and letters of nominations should be submitted to:

Jan Greenwood or Betty Turner Asher, Partners
Joe Stanley, Senior Consultant
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277/Fax: 850-650-2272

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Barbara Given/University Distinguished Professor/

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Union Affiliation: Non Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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