The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) School of Dentistry (SOD) seeks an energetic, dynamic and recognized academic leader with a well-established program of research to advance its strategic vision as Associate Dean for Research. This senior faculty member will be charged with leading and overseeing the ongoing development of the SOD’s extensive research portfolio, including identifying new areas of research, mentoring early-career and mid-career faculty, and pursuing research funding opportunities. The Associate Dean for Research needs to be a visionary who is able to drive an innovative and collaborative research enterprise of the SOD, and serve as the administrative leader of the Office of Research Administration. The Office of Research Administration provides services related to grant & contract submissions, post-award grants management, human subjects research guidance, and general oversight of research facilities within the SOD. The Associate Dean for Research works with the School’s leadership to facilitate and sustain an optimal research and research training environment whereby the SOD’s faculty, students, research fellows and visiting scholars generate new knowledge in the basic, applied and clinical sciences, as well as in the areas of health services, health policy, and health education and research. The Associate Dean for Research must recognize and promote the value of team science, and embrace an entrepreneurial mindset in all aspects of the role.
Interested candidates should apply at the following link and attach a cover letter addressed to the Search Committee Chair, current curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research interests (if applicable), and names with full contact information of three professional references.
Online Job Link: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/148295
Educational Requirements: Doctor of Philosophy in a health sciences or related field, or equivalent, and established, focused and ongoing program of research with proven ability to attract, develop, and sustain extramurally funded programs including NIH
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Dr. Kim Brouwer, Search Committee Chair (Contact: Margo Flanagan, Executive Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org)