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Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Affairs, College of Aeronautics and Engineering
Kent State University

Date Posted Dec. 3, 2018
Title Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Affairs, College of Aeronautics and Engineering
University Kent State University
Kent , OH, United States
Department College of Aeronautics and Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Affairs, College of Aeronautics and Engineering
Dean, College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Kent Campus - Kent, OH

Opportunity The College of Aeronautics and Engineering seeks candidates for Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Affairs to assist the Dean in carrying out the university research mission. The Associate Dean will be responsible for providing support to facilitate research and scholarly productivity of faculty and students; will be tasked with developing support structures to increase sponsored research; will expand the college's present research portfolio and strengthen existing partnerships; will provide leadership in developing new graduate programs at both MS and PhD levels; will provide leadership in building collaborative and interdisciplinary research opportunities; will act as the college liaison to Research and Sponsored Programs, Technology Transfer, and University Graduate Studies; and will assist in the preparation of IRB proposals. Additionally, the Associate Dean will develop faculty mentoring programs to enhance success of our faculty and will be responsible for faculty promotion and tenure review.

Kent State University and the College of Aeronautics and Engineering are committed to creating and fostering an environment that celebrates diversity of culture, beliefs, identity and thought, thereby encouraging an inclusive environment for all.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree in engineering or related field.  Ten years' experience in building and managing a funded research program. Appointment includes faculty status in the College with rank and/or tenure eligibility to be determined based on the candidate's academic credentials.

Kent State University is one of 76 public higher-research universities, as categorized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and is ranked in the top-tier list of Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report. In a class by itself, Kent State is the only public university in Northeast Ohio ranked in the top tier. With eight campuses spanning Northeast Ohio, a College of Podiatric Medicine, a Regional Academic Center, and academic sites in major world capitals such as New York City, Geneva and Florence, Kent State is one of Ohio’s leading public universities and a major educational, economic and cultural resource far beyond the Northeast Ohio region it has served since 1910.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019.

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