Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development

Job description

Job Title:

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

ECU Employees

Department :

AAH College of Business Academic

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Professor/Associate Professor

Working Title :

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Professor/Associate Professor

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Salary Range:

.49 Reassignment and stipend

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Primary Function of Organizational Unit :

The College of Business has been AACSB accredited for over 40 years and offers BS, MS, BSBA, MBA and MSA degrees to approximately 4,200 undergraduate and 900 graduate students. Approximately 2000 additional students are completing the business minor. The College of Business includes departments of accounting, finance, marketing and supply chain, management, and management information systems as well as the Miller School of Entrepreneurship and the School of Hospitality Leadership. The College employs approximately 140 faculty members and 45 staff members.

Job Duties :

The College of Business is seeking an Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development (ADR&FD) to begin July 1, 2021. The Associate Dean of Research & Faculty Development is an administrative officer of the College of Business, reports directly to the Dean, and serves as a third-ranked leader of the College. The ADR&FD works collaboratively with the Dean and is responsible to the Dean for seeking collaborative research opportunities from across the campus and region. This individual will monitor and encourage funded research projects and grants while also serving on appropriate College and University committees. The AD will represent the College of Business on REDE’s Associate Dean for Research Committee. The individual is an integral part of the leadership team and may act for the Dean in the Dean’s absence. The individual must have high integrity and ethical standards and be an articulate and enthusiastic spokesperson, and advocate for the College.

The ADR&FD must provide leadership and oversight of the College’s research efforts and externally focused professional research and services while also providing leadership and oversight of all faculty development processes such as promotion and tenure training, faculty recognition, faculty credentials, and mentor and advise faculty members.

The Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development must have a continuing record of scholarly achievement, and be capable of representing the College with internal and external stakeholders.

Contingent upon available funding.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Doctoral degree in one of the disciplines within the College, a notable record in teaching, scholarship, and service sufficient for appointment as a full or associate professor and can be tenured in one of the departments or schools of the college. Proven leadership experience as well as demonstrated ability to work collegially with faculty, staff, administration and other relevant stakeholders.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

Not Applicable

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Three (3) years of administrative experience is preferred in addition to experience with research efforts and services, grants, faculty development processes, and prior business experience.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Professor, Associate Professor

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/17/2021
Application Due: 4/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time