Vice President for Research

Tulsa, Oklahoma
May 06, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Tulsa’s 216-acre residential campus is in Tulsa, Oklahoma (961,561 MSA). The city's prominent industries include energy, telecommunications, high technology, manufacturing, health care, aerospace and education, which present opportunities for internships and employment after graduation. Tulsans enjoy Broadway shows in the Performing Arts Center and pop concerts in the BOK Center (arena) as well as acclaimed ballet and opera companies, symphony, Philbrook Museum, Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa Arts District and cultural festivals. Local professional sports include minor league baseball, hockey and soccer. The popular River Parks area features jogging and bicycling trails, while Guthrie Green is a popular arts, music and food truck destination. Tulsa’s world-class riverfront park, Gathering Place, was voted USA Today’s Best New Attraction of 2018.

Based on the recommendation of the Provost’s Task Force on Research and Scholarship, the University of Tulsa is initiating a search for a Vice President for Research. The Vice President for Research serves as the chief research officer for The University of Tulsa, and plays a critical role in the support and development of funded and unfunded research, scholarly endeavors, innovation, and creative activities across the institution. In collaboration with the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Deans, the faculty, students, and staff, the Vice President for Research’s primary responsibility is to provide leadership for research in support of the university’s mission and strategic plan. The Vice President is responsible for fostering research opportunities for faculty as well as graduate and undergraduate students, advancing the university’s research and scholarly reputation, and prioritizing and allocating budgetary resources. The Vice President for Research reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information that includes the name, address, e-mail address, and phone number for three references to: [email protected] or mail to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Human Resources, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104.

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