SR Assoc Dean Of Research - College of Medicine - Executive Dean, Memphis - 1900000167
The College of Medicine (COM) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) seeks an outstanding and dynamic medical educator for the position of Senior Associate Dean of Research.
The Sr. Associate Dean of Research in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine (COM) is responsible for overseeing, coordinating, and facilitating the growth of the research enterprise between departments and across campuses. The Sr. Associate Dean of Research reports directly to the Executive Dean. In this role, the Sr. Associate Dean of Research serves as the Executive Dean's partner in articulating and implementing a vision for the UTHSC COM to maintain and build the research enterprise.
Responsibilities: -The Sr. Associate Dean of Reach, in collaboration with the Executive Dean and other leaders across campus, is responsible for proactively thinking about changes in institutional structure, programming, and budget allocation that will grow the College's national recognition. -The Sr. Associate Dean of Research works closely with the senior leadership in COM to ensure we continue to recruit and retain the best faculty and researchers. Further, the Sr. Associate Dean of Research will work closely with leadership in the Office of Research. -The Sr. Associate Dean of Research will be a close partner with the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) to facilitate innovation, entrepreneurship, technology transfer, and intellectual property agreements between UTRF, UTHSC COM faculty, and private-sector entities. -The Sr. Associate Dean of Research will be a close partner with the leadership of University Communication about research at UTHSC COM to the campus and the public through multiple channels, and in making sure that information about Federal agency funding opportunities and Federal funding changes are broadly communicated across COM.
Preferred skills/experience include: -Demonstrated leadership experience in research, and a vision for the future of research. -Experience working collaboratively with faculty, staff, students and shared governance groups. -A strong commitment to teamwork and ability to work with deans, department chairs, and researchers in establishing financially stable and excellent research programs. -Knowledge and experience with intellectual property, the transfer of technologies from lab to market, and the use of industry partnerships in an academic setting, and an interest in providing creative leadership to such efforts. -Interest and commitment to fostering entrepreneurial efforts among students, faculty, and staff. -Experience in working with public and private groups who fund research, including experience with Federal funding agencies, private foundations, industrial partners, and private donors. -Track record of effective communication; demonstrated the ability to work with media and public officials to promote research. -Strong organizational and managerial skills -Experience in faculty hiring, retention, and professional development, with a focus on supporting excellence in research.
Requirements: -The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or MD, must be at the rank of Associate Professor or higher, have a minimum of 5 years of leadership experience as a chair, chief, director, or other recognized leadership role. -Further, the successful candidate will have an extensive history of external grant funding and exemplary research publication record or a comparable record/experience in working with pharma.
Application Process: The Search Committee invites applications (letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references), to be electronically submitted. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization College Of Medicine Executive Dean
Job Posting Jun 20, 2019, 1:55:15 PM
Internal Number: 1900000167
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.