Charleston, SC
Jan 07, 2019
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Entity: MUSC University
Department: COLLEGE OF NURSING - College of Nursing
Sub Department: UNIV-2401000-College Of Nursing Administration
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Faculty
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Faculty
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

Job summary:

The Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing is seeking an Associate Dean for Research to provide leadership for the College’s research program. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Nursing, the Associate Dean for Research is the college’s chief research officer and a member of the College’s Administrative Leadership Team and Executive Leadership Council. The individual will serve as the liaison among the MUSC Colleges, University, and affiliate health systems in matters related to research and scholarly activities. The Associate Dean for Research is responsible for the strategy and implementation of the college’s sponsored (grant and contract) research program, which in FY18, totaled over $12 million. The Associate Dean for Research works closely and collaboratively with all faculty, department chairs, and staff, and represents the College with internal and external research related constituencies.

Description: Provides leadership to the College of Nursing (CON) in the areas of research, evaluation, and doctoral education. Fosters and facilitates the scholarly efforts of faculty and students, manages a full service-oriented research office, and provides research and evaluation expertise.

Rank: Associate or Full Professor

Formal Accountability: Reports directly to the Dean of the College of Nursing


  1. Assumes responsibility in the Office of Research for:
  • The planning, administration, budget, operations, and personnel.
  • Promoting an active research culture that fosters high-impact, collaborative and innovative science, and enriches the research scholarship of faculty and students.
  • Identifying and disseminating new research opportunities (state, federal, foundation, and corporate) that have potential for significant growth and funding.
  • Promoting research links, partnerships, and utilization of resources within the CON faculty, interprofessional faculty across the University, other universities and organizations, and the community.
  • Leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the research component of the College of Nursing Strategic Plan.
  • Working with the University’s CTSA’s leadership team to inform and involve CON faculty and students with ongoing research activities, potential collaborations, resources, and opportunities.
  • Providing core support to faculty and students for pre-award and post-award grant activities.
  • Fostering faculty and student development by providing opportunities, resources, and activities for increasing expertise in research and scholarship.
  • The recruitment and orientation of new faculty for the CON research mission.
  • Serving as the CON designee to review and approve all IRB and grant proposals prior to submission for both faculty and students.
  • Meeting with research faculty individually, on an annual basis, to review each faculty’s 5-year plan and program of research.
  • Supporting equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion activities within the College and MUSC Enterprise.
  • Participates in the College of Nursing and University Mission in:
    • Maintaining an active research program.
    • Supporting the scholarship and teaching missions of the College.
    • Service as a member of designated College of Nursing committees.
    • Representing the College of Nursing on MUSC committees.
    • Serving as a liaison for the College of Nursing with other institutions, organizations and agencies.
    • Serving on national professional/scientific associations and/or study sections.

    About MUSC: Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the state’s only academic health science center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.4 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $250 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state, and South Carolina’s only transplant center.

    About MUSC College of Nursing: The MUSC College of Nursing has a long and distinguished history of more than 135 years preparing the finest professional nurses who care, cure, and create new knowledge in improving the health of individuals, families, and communities. We educate more than 570 students each year who earn baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Nearly half of our nursing students receive their education and training entirely through our academically and technologically advanced online program. In 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked our online graduate nursing program No. 3 in the country and it has held one of the top two spots in the nation four years in a row. The college also possesses a strong nursing research program and currently ranks 13th in NIH funding among colleges of nursing across the country. With more than $12 million secured in total funding last year, the college is the highest ranked college of nursing in S.C., and the third highest in the southeast in federal research funding.

    Interested candidates should apply to the position, upload a letter of interest, and their CV by March 1, 2019.

    MUSC is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status

    Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

    FLSA: Salaried

    Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

    Earned Doctorate in Nursing or related discipline; record of outstanding scholarship including successful extramural funding and peer-reviewed publications commensurate with a senior Associate or Professor rank and that meets the requirements for tenure. The successful candidate must have demonstrated effective teaching experience, including on-line; experience in academic administration; evidence of effective leadership and knowledge of nursing science; excellent interpersonal skills; and strong team leadership and organizational abilities. The candidate must also have knowledge and familiarity with federal grant system, finance and compliance issues. Also must be committed to mentoring faculty and creating new research opportunities based upon knowledge of the funding landscape and that align with the College’s priority research areas.

    Physical Requirements:

    Opening date: 28 Nov 2018 Eastern Standard Time
    Applications close: 10 Apr 2019 6:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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