Associate Dean for Research

Nevada, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, is seeking an Associate Dean for Research to provide leadership for the School’s research program. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Associate Dean for Research is responsible for the strategy and implementation of the school’s sponsored (grant and contract) research program. The Associate Dean for Research works closely and collaboratively with faculty, department chairs, and staff, and represents the School with internal and external constituencies.


Specific responsibilities of the Associate Dean for Research include: mentoring faculty (especially junior faculty) on research; providing leadership and oversight for the research committee; overseeing the research budget and its programs; evaluating research center opportunities; evaluating grant cost sharing opportunities and presenting the evaluation to various stakeholders; overseeing the School’s research centers; fostering collaborative, interdisciplinary research between departments and between the School and other schools at UNLV.


The Associate Dean of Research with work with the Executive Associate Dean for Administration & Finance on all aspects of research administration including compliance and financial issues (this includes, but is not limited to, interacting with ORA and the IRB on behalf of the School); working with the Executive Associate Dean for Administration & Finance to create research financial projections for management and planning purposes; implementing the research aspects of the School’s new strategic plan; working with other campus research leadership on strategic research partnerships; representing the School on research matters with the University and the Association of Schools of Public Health and Nursing.


The preferred candidates for this position are expected to have:


  • A PhD
  • An outstanding research record
  • Experience being a leader in a Director or higher role
  • Experience managing large research programs
  • Experience in building research teams
  • Experience leading and oversite of large research grants
  • Innovative and creative ideas for bringing new research opportunities to the School
  • Eligibility for a Nevada Medical license is required for this position


Submit your CV and a letter of interest to: , Director of Talent Acquisition Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV.


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