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.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The College of Science and Technology is research oriented and fosters academic excellence through innovative programs, critical thinking, and intellectual inquiry to prepare students for the 21st century global workforce. The College plays a pivotal role in further advancing the mission of the University by emphasizing preeminence in STEM and promoting curricular advancement, scientific discovery, and technological innovation. The College houses the departments of Applied Engineering Technology, Biology, Built Environment, Chemistry, Computer Systems Technology, Graphic Design Technology, Mathematics, Physics, and the Applied Science Technology PhD Program. The College is experiencing substantial growth in enrollment, faculty size, curricula, and research.
Internal job number: 002644
PhD in a STEM discipline represented in the College Attained the academic rank of Associate Professor or a record of comparable professional experience Experience in research and a successful record in extramural funding
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators Record in developing and leading funded collaborative research projects – Demonstrated record of scholarship
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!