The College of Science and Technology (CoST) at North Carolina A&T State University seeks an experienced educator and researcher to serve as the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.
The Associate Dean reports directly to the Dean. S/He will help advance CoST’s mission of integrating science and technology to advance knowledge and prepare the next generation of science and technology leaders. The College embraces the university’s mission as a land-grant doctoral research institution with a distinction in STEM by expanding new frontiers in science, creating novel technologies, developing innovative approaches to STEM teaching and learning, and formulating scientific and technological solutions that lead to transformative social and economic development.
The Associate Dean is a key member of the Dean’s senior administrative team. S/He will assist the Dean in leading initiatives to significantly expand the College’s scholarly productivity and increase its research funding. The selected candidate is expected to work closely with Department Chairs, faculty, and students on matters related to research, scholarship, and graduate education. S/He will oversee the research activities of faculty and students, foster a supportive environment that encourages grantsmanship and facilitates post-award execution, provide professional development and mentorship opportunities in research for junior faculty and students, foster research integration within the College, identify potential research funding sources, and leverage research expertise within the College to pursue large funding opportunities, manage and grow the College research infrastructure and capacity, and work closely with all departments and university partners to provide leadership to support graduate program enhancement and growth.