DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTH DAKOTA AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION
ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR RESEARCH, COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
South Dakota State University
South Dakota State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the South
Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (SDAES) and Associate Dean for Research of the College of Agriculture
and Biological Sciences (ABS College). SDSU seeks an energetic agricultural/biological sciences research leader
who can provide broad vision and administrative expertise for programs and activities for the SDAES as well
as an academic research strategist who can facilitate SDSU’s intention to achieve even higher levels of research
activity within the College itself.
South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university. As a Carnegie Research
University-High Intensity land grant university, it enrolls 10,200 undergraduates, approximately 1,300 graduate
and 250 professional students in the Colleges of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, Arts and Sciences,
Education and Human Sciences, Engineering, General Studies, Nursing, Pharmacy and the Graduate School.
South Dakota has the highest rate of return in the nation on dollars invested in agricultural research for the past
60 years. Priority research areas are: bio-renewable energy economic development, applied genomic solutions;
natural resource stewardship, community innovation and leadership, and enhancing grain/livestock food system
The Director/Associate Dean will span the research continuum from basic to highly applied activity in his/
her supervision of federal and state support for SDAES as well as campus contracts and grants within the ABS
College. He or she will have responsibility for almost $34 million worth of research and SDAES activity revenue
streams which account for 39% of all SDSU research activity.
The next Director/Associate Dean will advocate for what agricultural and biological sciences research can do for
South Dakota and its region. With many possible programmatic directions and with a finite budget, he or she
will lead skillfully, identifying wise strategies for funding, clear policy direction and efficient stewardship. The
successful candidate will buttress his or her research grounding with excellent administrative, interpersonal and
accounting leadership skills. He or she will work effectively with external groups, the South Dakota legislature
and with SDSU colleagues and faculty to influence the future of SDSU and the State of South Dakota at its
The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate and a distinguished record of academic research
performance consistent with appointment as a tenured full professor in a discipline appropriate to the ABS
College and strong experience with the work of agriculture experiment stations. He or she will be a visionary
person of proven leadership ability, high integrity, and with a strong record of successful research and grant
activity as well as successful administrative leadership. The new Director/Associate Dean will be deeply
committed to the mission of the land-grant university, have multi-faceted experience with grant attraction and
management and bring outstanding communication and collaboration skills.
More complete information on this position, including specific duties and desired candidate characteristics,
may be found in its Profile: http://www.academic-search.com under “Current Searches,” “South Dakota
State University Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Associate Dean for Research, College of
Agriculture and Biological Sciences.”
Nominations or applications should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The application should include a letter of interest describing how the applicant’s qualifications meet those
described in the Profile, a copy of the curriculum vitae and a list of at least five references with full address,
email and phone contact information. All application materials should be sent by email in Word format. For
best consideration, applicants are encouraged to for ward their applications no later than January 11, 2011. All
applicants will be treated confidentially; only the names of the three finalists will be made public.
Interested parties are invited to visit South Dakota State University’s Web site: http://www.sdstate.edu for
additional information on all aspects of the University.
Prospective candidates may make inquiries of:
Dr. Elaine H. Hairston, Senior Consultant
Elaine.Hairston@academic-search.com or by phone: 740-964-0905
South Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities
and covered veterans.
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Open until filled; application review begin
date: January 3, 2011. EEO.
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Western Oregon University
The Teaching Research Institute at Western Oregon University is
seeking a Director to begin on August 1, 2011. This is a full-time,
12-month, annually renewable position.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a history of
agency management and public service leadership; knowledge/
skills in research methodology; experience in grant and contract
management, including budget and fiscal competency with
medium and large contracts. Ph.D. or equivalent is required.
Duties & Responsibilities: The Director, reporting to the Provost
of the university, is the chief executive officer of the Institute and
is responsible for administering its affairs, which includes policies,
plans, grants and contracts, budgets, and personnel.
Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin January
3, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. A detailed
position description and the application process are available at:
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Vice President for Research and
Dean of the Graduate Division
San Diego State University is seeking an innovative and energetic academic leader to
serve as Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate Division. San Diego
State University has a highly diverse student population of 33,000 students, including
approximately 6,000 graduate students. With 75 masters programs and 16 doctoral
programs, San Diego State University is currently designated as “a doctoral-granting
research university with high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. San Diego
State University received over $150 million last year in external grants and contracts.
Additional information about the university is available at http://www.sdsu.edu.
The Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate Division is responsible
for university-wide advocacy for research, scholarship and graduate education. The
successful candidate will be a major force in enhancing the research activity of the
university, including development of new graduate programs. The Vice President for
Research and Dean of the Graduate Division reports to the Provost, is a member of
the President’s Cabinet and the Academic Deans’ Council, and is expected to provide
leadership and coordination of all research and graduate activities at San Diego State
University. Responsibilities include serving as Vice President of the San Diego State
University Research Foundation Board, representing the university externally to major
funding agencies, overseeing the research regulatory committees, and providing leadership for all aspects of graduate education, including supervising the Associate Dean
of the Graduate Division.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate, and
have a history of funding and scholarly productivity, mentoring and directing theses
and dissertations of graduate students, and experience as an academic administrator
including the development of research and graduate programs. The candidate must
have a demonstrated commitment to the recruitment and retention of graduate students from underrepresented groups.
Applications/Nominations: Candidates apply by sending a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, mail and e-mail addresses, and phone/fax numbers of
at least five referees. Referees will be contacted only with permission of the candidate.
Nominations are welcome. The review of applications will begin on January 14, 2011,
and will continue until the position is filled.
Please send all communications to: Office of the Provost, Vice President for Research and Graduate Dean Search Committee, San Diego State University,
5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego State University, CA 92182-8010 or email@example.com.
SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on
the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity
and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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Terminal degree required for tenure. Three
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preferred. Ability to establish cooperative
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and teachers is also preferred. Appointment
Date: August 22, 2011. Terms of Employment: Assistant professor, tenure-track position. Salary to commensurate with background and experience for a 9-month period. Send letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts and names, addresses and
phone numbers of three references to: Dr.
Kristi Roth, Chair, University of Wisconsin
- Stevens Point, School of Health, Exercise
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position is filled.
Health Psychology: The Jacobs Center on
Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development at Jacobs University Bremen invites
applications for a Professorship in Health
Psychology. We are looking for candidates
with a strong background in the study of
health-related behavior, its regulation, and
its biological basis across the life span and
an interest in the investigation of health behavior in the work context. The Jacobs Center places great emphasis on interdisciplinary research on aging. It also offers a Ph.D.
Program in Productive Adult Development
and Executive Seminars. Applicants should
demonstrate accomplishment in both teaching and research and are expected to have
a strong record of scholarly productivity, a
commitment to institutional excellence and
the demonstrated ability to obtain research
funding, but also work in a team on the joint
research program of the Center. Any experience in interdisciplinary settings will be
considered a strong point. In principle, our
language of instruction is English. The position can be filled on any of the three levels of
professorship (full, associate and assistant)
depending on the specific qualifications of
the applicant. Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two letters of reference (if applicable) and three representative examples
of your work (preferably articles in reviewed
journals) no later than December 15, 2010,
to the attention of Professor Dr. Ursula M.
Staudinger, Dean of the Jacobs Center on
Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development, Jacobs University Bremen, P.O.
Box 750 561, D-28725 Bremen. For further
information, please contact sekstaudinger@
jacobs-university.de and see http://www.
University is an equal opportunity employ-
er and is certified “Family Friendly” by the
Health Services Administration: The Department of Health Administration, School
of Allied Health Professions, at Virginia
Commonwealth University is searching for
a colleague to lead and collaborate in funded research and scholarship, contribute to
service activities in the Department, and
offer leadership in the profession of Health
Administration education. The Department invites applications to fill a full-time
(12-month), tenure-track or tenured faculty
position at the rank of assistant, associate,
or full professor in the area of organization
theory and behavior. Preferred topical areas
of research expertise include organization-
Bard Master of Arts
in Teaching Program /
al analysis in health care, systems analysis,
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ambulatory/post-acute/long-term care. Junior candidates should have an established
agenda and potential as successful scholars and externally funded researchers. Senior candidates should have a proven record
of successful, externally supported funding
for their research as well as publication in
top peer reviewed journals. Their research
should complement and expand existing
expertise in the Department. Teaching responsibilities include courses in organization and management at both the masters
and doctoral level. Applicants must hold a
doctoral degree in organization theory, organization sociology, organization psychology, or a closely related field. ABD appli-
stitute and is responsible for administering its affairs, which
cludes policies, plans, grants and contracts, budgets, and