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Job Posting: Assistant Dean for Research Kenneth D Buelow 18 Jul 1994 13:42 EST

 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

One of 26 campuses in the University of Wisconsin System, the University of
Wisconsin-Whitewater is a premier comprehensive university.  It has an
enrollment of more than 10,500 students in 43 undergraduate and 13 graduate
programs in the four Colleges of The Arts, Business and Economics, Education
and Letters and Sciences with 1,035 faculty, academic and classified staff

Located in the scenic Kettle Moraine area of southeastern Wisconsin, UW-
Whitewater is a regional cultural and resource center within convenient
driving distance to Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago.


The Assistant Dean for Research is responsible for helping faculty and staff
obtain sponsored support for their projects and for encouraging research and
other scholarly and creative activities.  Related activities include matching
faculty interests with appropriate funding sources, reviewing and
disseminating funding source information, assisting individuals with planning
and developing their proposals, conducting in-house training on proposal
writing, overseeing governmental compliance issues, and occasionally preparing
proposals for funding institution-wide projects and programs.  In addition,
the Assistant Dean will teach one course per term in an appropriate


A Ph.D. or equivalent, at least three years of experience in higher education,
and a record of successful grant acquisition are required.  Experience in
grants  administration is desired.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal
communication skills are mandatory.  Computing skills, experience with
databases, and familiarity with funding sources are preferred.


The position of Assistant Dean for Research is a 12 months annual appointment
with an anticipated starting date of January 1, 1995.  The salary range is
competitive and dependent upon qualifications and experience.


A complete application consists of a letter of application; a resume; copies
of transcripts; and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three
references.  The letter of application should include an indication of how the
qualifications are met, a strategy for increasing the quantity and success of
proposals submitted for sponsored support, and a position statement on the
importance of research and other scholarly activities at a public regional
comprehensive university.  The names of all applicants who have not requested
confidentiality and the names of all finalists will be released upon request.
All application materials are to be sent to:

 Larry W. Davis, Dean
 School of Graduate Studies
 Whitewater, WI   53190
 Phone:  414-472-1006


The deadline for receipt of all application materials is September 1,

UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity employer with an affirmative
action plan.

Women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities and
Vietnam-era veterans are encouraged to apply.