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Associate Dean for Research

Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine

Job Title: Associate Dean for Research
Job Location: Springfield , IL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Grants, programs, research admin
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2017-10-23
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Associate Dean for Research
Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine

Springfield, Illinois

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois is seeking an individual responsible for promoting and coordinating the programmatic aspects of the School’s sponsored program activities; proposing policy concerning its research activities and resources; coordinating its research resources and services; and acting as liaison between the School and external funding agencies for the purpose of promoting research activities at the School.

The School of Medicine was established in 1970 to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health-care needs. Today, nearly 50 years later the mission remains “. . .to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research and service to the community.”

Each of the four classes comprises 72 students. First-year students spend their year on the Carbondale campus the remaining three years on the Springfield campus. Over 900 SIU medical student graduates are now practicing in Illinois.

SIU School of Medicine has repeatedly received national and international recognition for innovation in medical education and offers a welcoming environment for dedicated academicians.

In addition, there are Masters and PhD programs with approximately 70 students in pharmacology and neuroscience, physiology, MBMB (molecular biology, microbiology, and biochemistry).

Highlights of the position and area include:

  • This individual will implement, oversee, evaluate and track programs involving the scholarship of discovery, the scholarship of education, the scholarship of integration and the scholarship of application.
  • This individual will serve as an advocate for scholarly activity at all levels of the institution, will be responsible for developing and nurturing internal and external collaborative research relationships, as well as be responsible for developing programs for recognition and reward of scholarly and academic achievements of the faculty.
  • This position will encourage collaboration and translational activities between bench, clinical and population scientists and researchers.
  • A competitive salary, excellent benefits package and start-up available.
  • Great work/life balance in a “Top Places to Live” for the Springfield community.
  • Family oriented communities, excellent schools and affordable housing.

Southern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

Terminal degree in one of the basic science or clinical disciplines for a medical school or other relevant discipline.

Demonstrated leadership in teaching, scholarship, creative professional achievement and development of research programs.

Experience in developing and mentoring basic, clinical, educational, or population based research programs.

Experience as principal investigator on federally funded grant(s).

Record of innovative and effective administration and fiscal leadership.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Established credentials in research are necessary for appointment at the Associate or full Professor level.

Sensitive to the needs of underrepresented minority populations.

Information and Application Process Instructions

For full consideration:

Interested persons should apply to this position and submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and current list of professional references online at http://siumed.edu/jobs

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Southern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

When inquiring or applying for this job opening, 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 Southern Illinois University 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 Nancy Travis as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Nancy Travis
Please apply online
PO Box 19618
Springfield , IL 62794-9618
E-Mail: ntravis@siumed.edu

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