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Dean, Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island

Date Posted Aug. 9, 2019
Title Dean, Graduate School of Oceanography
University University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI, United States
Department Kingston, Rhode Island
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Dean
  • Graduate Education
    Administration - Academic Unit

This position is a three year limited appointment with anticipated renewal – (full-time calendar year).

Lead and manage the Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) with the goal of enhancing GSO’s reputation as one of the premier oceanographic education, research, and outreach institutions in the world. Responsible for effective leadership and management of forward-looking research and academic programs; building a cohesive and respectful community of faculty, marine research scientists, staff and students on the Bay campus; generating new resources to maximize program quality and impact; and thoughtful and collaborative allocation of existing resources to maximize faculty, marine research scientists, staff, and student success. Lead efforts to secure external funding from public and private sources and establish a compelling vision and plan for oceanographic education and research that is relevant for the future.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (SF00827). Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Letter of Intent, (#2) Resume/CV, and (#3) "Other Document" – names and contact information of three professional references.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by September 9, 2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by September 23, 2019. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (September 23, 2019) may not be given full consideration.

The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

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