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Assistant Dean for Research and Scholarship & Associate Professor/Professor (tenure track)

Georgia State University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 14, 2024

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Assistant Dean, Administrative

Position Title
Assistant Dean for Research and Scholarship & Associate Professor/Professor (tenure track)

GSU Information

Georgia State University is a national model for innovation and opening opportunities for all, ranked 2nd most innovative by U.S. News & World Report, ranked 1st among public universities in undergraduate teaching, the number 1 nonprofit university to award bachelor’s degrees to African American students, 6th in the country for its first-year student experience, and highly ranked for enabling the social and economic mobility of its students. Among the most diverse universities in the nation, Georgia State opens global perspectives as the number 1 U.S. public university sending African American students to study abroad.

A regional gateway to higher education, the five suburban Perimeter College campuses provide more than 30 associate degree pathways. The downtown Atlanta campus offers more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the undergraduate, graduate and first-professional degree levels.

With five university-wide research centers and numerous centers and institutes at the college and school levels, Georgia State’s interdisciplinary, dynamic and productive research enterprises address major health and societal challenges.

Georgia State is vital to the regional economy, with a more than $2.9 billion economic impact, and is also a vital part of Atlanta’s vibrant arts and entertainment community, with highly regarded programs in music, art, creative writing and film, the Rialto Center for the Arts, and the Creative Media Industries Institute that contributes to innovation and the workforce for interactive media and media entrepreneurship.

School of Nursing


Position Type
Full Time Faculty

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About the Department

The School of Nursing ( SON ), located in downtown Atlanta, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position to begin in August 2024. Georgia State University is nationally ranked for excellence in teaching, innovation, and diversity. The SON reflects this excellence and prides itself on offering degree programs at all levels from associates to Ph.D. Our vibrant interdisciplinary environment provides collaborative opportunities with researchers in the health professions, public health, law, health policy, and biomedical sciences as well as surrounding organizations (e.g. CDC, Emory University Healthcare Network, Grady Health System, Morehouse School of Medicine). Additionally, there are internal research collaboration opportunities at Georgia State University, notably with the Gerontology Institute, Center for Research on Atypical Development and Learning, the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development, and the Center for Health Services Research. Faculty rank will be determined based on candidates’ prior research and teaching experience.

Position Description

Reporting to the Associate Dean of the School of Nursing, the Assistant Dean provides leadership in the development and implementation of programs related to the school’s research and scholarship efforts. Specific responsibilities of the Assistant Dean for Research and Scholarship include the following:

- Provides leadership and long-term planning for the school’s research and scholarship programs, scholarship projects, including mentoring of faculty and students under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Nursing.
- Contributes to the strategic planning process of the school, with special attention given to the research mission of the university, college and school.
- Provides assistance to faculty and students in the acquisition and management of research and scholarship funds, indirect funds, and faculty start-up requests.
- Reviews faculty grant proposals for presentation quality and budget accuracy in collaboration with the Associate Dean of Research of the college.
- Informs faculty of professional development opportunities related to research and scholarship productivity.
- Notifies faculty of intramural and extramural grant opportunities on at least a monthly basis.
- Assists faculty with grant development.
- Leads or provides support in the development of collaborative research enterprises within and between the school, college and university, and other academic institutions locally, nationally, and internationally.
- Represents the school on selected college and university committees related to but not limited to research and scholarship.
- Serves as liaison between the school and college for Research and Scholarship Development.
- Provides the Associate Dean of the School of Nursing with quarterly reports of grants originating and grant submissions, awards, and external funding levels from faculty and students.
- Maintains an ongoing data management system of grants submitted and received by faculty and students at the school.
- Provides assistance to the Associate Dean of the School of Nursing on projects, programs, reports and other tasks where the expertise and/or viewpoints of the Assistant Dean can contribute to their timely completion.

Completed applications for tenure track positions include a cover letter describing specific interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Required Experience
  1. Experienced Researcher: Candidates should have a proven track record as an experienced researcher with extramural funding records.
  2. Academic Experience: A minimum of seven years of academic experience is required, showcasing a substantial background in academia.

Required Education

A Ph.D. or equivalent research doctoral degree in nursing or relevant areas.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations, etc

Georgia RN license or licensure eligible.

Pre-Employment Requirements

A Criminal History Check is required.

Work Hours

Position may require non-standard hours (including day, evening, online, hybrid,
weekend and/or other campus locations).

Commensurate with experience

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Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Review of Applications Begins

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

Please submit a cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications and a CV.

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Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Georgia State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or protected veteran status in its programs, services, activities, employment, and/or admissions. Additionally, the University promotes equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans through its affirmative action program.

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  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Intent/Cover Letter
  3. Strategic Plan Alignment Statement
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