Associate research - of veterinary medicine - #9804852
Office of Intramural Training & Education
Midwestern University invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Research. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing a research strategy for the college that aligns with its mission and objectives, which involves identifying research priorities, collaborating with faculty, and identifying/securing funding. This position reports to the Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
- Advise the Dean on college-wide research issues to assist in moving the institution to its vision of research excellence.
- Maintain a collaborative research program in a field germane to veterinary medicine, and that provides synergy with other college and campus investigators.
- Keep faculty informed of research and funding opportunities.
- Assist faculty with matters related to IACUC and IRB applications.
- Assist department chairs in mentoring of faculty in the areas of grantsmanship, research methods, and study design.
- Evaluate research performance of the college, including assessing the impact of research output and identifying areas for improvement.
- Find ways to include veterinary students in college research programs to the extent possible.
- Oversee research activities of the college, ensuring compliance with regulations and ethical guidelines.
- Establish a welcoming atmosphere to improve morale and to promote collegiality among students, faculty, and staff.
- Track and prepare accreditation data, by developing metrics and benchmarks to advance the college’s research footprint.
- Prepare reports as requested by the Dean.
- Meet regularly with the Dean.
- Maintain an open-door policy for students and faculty in need of research-related assistance.
- Work closely with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and the Center for One Health to foster productive research collaborations in a positive academic environment.
- Other duties as assigned.
What you'll need to apply
- D.V.M. and/or Ph.D. in an area relevant to veterinary medicine and other biomedical sciences
- Strong evidence of leadership
- Minimum 5 years of experience in academia
- A strong record of scholarly achievement
- Demonstration of ethics and integrity
- Collaborative mindset and a commitment to teamwork
- Strong leadership, communication, presentation, and organizational skills
The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs and encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.