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Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, School of Nursing

Job Title: Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
Reference Code: FRGV0865
Job Location: Edinburg , TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Deans, directors, registrar
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-01-18
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is seeking applications for a tenured or tenure track position in the School of Nursing. Functions may include but not limited to:

  • Work closely and collaboratively with the Dean, Associate Deans, Program Directors and faculty to significantly expand the School of Nursing’s scholarly productivity and research funding.
  • Develop a culture of research and scholarship among the faculty.
  • Support the strategic goals of the School of Nursing in alignment with the College of Health (Affairs) Professions and UTRGV.
  • Provide a supportive environment that fosters research activity, facilitates achieving sponsored research funding and promotes new research programs.
  • Provides mentoring to junior faculty in their research and scholarship efforts
  • Identifies opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with other schools and colleges as well as UTRGV’s clinical partners to advance the University’s research enterprise
  • Advise tenure track faculty in the area of scholarship
  • Work in collaboration with the Dean, Associate Dean for Operations and Student Affairs and the DNP program director to develop and implement the DNP.
  • Develops and manages faculty to become committee chairs and members of doctoral committees

Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  1. Involvement in an active research program
  2. Identification and working with faculty in the School of Nursing as well as others within the College, University and Community to acquire funding from state, federal and private sources.
  3. Mentoring tenure track faculty to achieve their research and scholarship goals
  4. Mentoring faculty who are awarded outside funding to successfully meet the specific aims and outcomes proposed in their project
  5. Supporting ongoing professional development of faculty in the areas of research and scholarship
  6. Mentoring faculty to be committee chairs and members of student DNP projects
  7. Being a liaison to the College and University research office
  8. Adequately representing the School of Nursing on committees or task forces related to research or scholarly projects within the College, University or the Community
  9. Demonstrating effective communication with faculty, staff and administration within the School, College, UTRGV, and the community at large
  10. Fostering an environment that respects and embraces diversity among students, faculty and staff.
  11. Participates actively in professional associations.
  12. Continues education on a formal/informal basis.
  13. Attends and participates in local, state, and national professional meeting

UTRGV faculty will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarly work, student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions and are committed to UTRGV’s strategic plan, vision, mission, values and core priorities. (https://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/)

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Holds a Master’s degree in nursing.
  2. Holds a Doctoral degree in Nursing or related discipline.
  3. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in academic nursing.
  4. Holds a current license or is eligible for a license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Texas.
  5. Has demonstrated a sustained record in research and scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications: 2 years experience as PI on a federal or private funded grant. Research funding preferred over educational or program development grants. Administrative experience with a center for research or scholarship.

Information and Application Process Instructions

May apply to the following link:

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Chair of the Search Committee
Please Apply as Included Above

E-Mail: sharon.radzyminski@utrgv.edu

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