Associate Dean for Research – Graduate School of Education

Buffalo, New York, United States

Job description

Posting Number: F1800019

Position Type: UUP Faculty

Position Summary

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York invites an accomplished scholar for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Professor to provide leadership and expert mentorship in all aspects of research. The Associate Dean for Research (ADR) will coordinate development and implementation of a vision for scholarship for the school, lead large interdisciplinary externally funded research projects and training programs, support faculty research, and facilitate training for proposal development, writing, and compliance requirements. The ADR will also assist faculty in identifying external research support opportunities, coordinating submissions, and managing research programs. The ADR will teach one course per year and maintain an active program of research. We seek a scholar who is committed to interdisciplinary research and understands different research methodologies.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in one of the disciplines or related fields in the GSE. The candidate must also have a solid academic record in terms of publications, grant-funded research, and experience in student mentorship consistent with a tenured, full professor appointment. Extensive knowledge of and track record with federal and other appropriate funding sources for GSE project activities and polices relating to human subjects’ protection is required. Superior verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work with individuals from many different backgrounds, and a strong commitment to diversity are also required.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant administrative experience at the department or decanal level are desired.

How to apply

Applicants must submit a letter of interest that address a) relevant qualifications for the position, b) research interests, and c) experience promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references.

Additional Information

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Contact’s Name: Amanda Nickerson
Contact’s Email:
Contact’s Phone: 716-645-3448

Deadline for Applicants: Open Until Filled

Appointment Term: Term

FTE: 1.00

Employer: State

Date to be filled: 08/27/2018

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