Job Posting: Assistant Dean for Research Kenneth D Buelow 18 Jul 1994 13:42 EST
ASSISTANT DEAN FOR RESEARCH 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 members. 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. RESPONSIBILITIES 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 discipline. QUALIFICATIONS 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. APPOINTMENT AND SALARY 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. APPLICATION 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 UW-Whitewater Whitewater, WI 53190 Phone: 414-472-1006 DEADLINE The deadline for receipt of all application materials is September 1, 1994. 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.