Dean of College of Science & Engineering

Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 23, 2020
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Dean of College of Science & Engineering

Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University (TCU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Science & Engineering (CSE). The next Dean will have the opportunity to lead a thriving College and sharpen its strategic focus by capitalizing on current strengths and identifying new areas of synergy and innovation.

TCU is a private university located in Fort Worth, Texas.  It is classified as a top 100 National University by US News & World Report and has a Carnegie Classification of R2: Doctoral Universities – High Research Activity. The University has a $1.7 billion endowment and enrolls over 11,300 students, including approximately 9,700 undergraduate and 1,670 graduate students. The mission of the College of Science & Engineering is to foster knowledge of and curiosity about science, mathematics, engineering and computing by offering personalized, rigorous instruction that emphasizes research and internship opportunities. CSE and TCU follow a teacher-scholar model of teaching, boasting small class sizes, and hands-on research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. CSE is home to more than 1,900 undergraduate and 120 graduate students, with 129 full-time faculty and 71 staff. CSE offers 28 undergraduate, 12 master’s level, and eight doctoral programs to its students through its 11 academic departments.

Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, Dr. Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg, the Dean is the chief administrative, academic, and budgetary officer for the College of Science & Engineering. The Dean serves as a model of excellence and a champion of diversity and inclusion for the College community and is accessible to both undergraduate and graduate students. The unique teacher-scholar model at TCU is rooted in the belief that scholarship and creative endeavors complement and enrich the teaching and student experience. The Dean will capitalize on the College's strengths, build its research infrastructure and broaden its STEM collaboration across the broader university and surrounding communities – including with the growing TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine. The Dean will create collaborative opportunities on behalf of the College to engage students, faculty, and industry partners to further the educational mission.

The Dean will hold an earned doctorate in a field relevant to the College, leadership experience and will have a distinguished record of achievement commensurate to that of Full Professor.

For more information about this position, please visit the full position profile here. More information about TCU can be found here.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. Requested application materials include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, and a list of five professional references. Although applications will be welcomed until the time that a Dean is selected, for best consideration, candidates should submit materials by January 11, 2021, to

Texas Christian University is being assisted in the search by Storbeck Search. Please submit inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

Thomas Fitch, Partner

Amanda Bennett, Senior Associate

Storbeck Search

Texas Christian University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, and any other basis protected by law.