INTERNAL SEARCH – Faculty from the Carver College of Medicine with a strong track records of external federal funding, an established commitment to the research mission at the University of Iowa and experience managing teams of scientists and staff are eligible to apply.
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine seeks to fill the newly created position of Associate Dean for Research. University of Iowa Health Care has recently committed $100 million to invest strategically in its enterprise over the next five years to grow its research mission through the recruitment of new faculty and the creation of new programs that enhance the quality and competitiveness of research for external funding. The Associate Dean will work closely with the Dean, executive leadership of the College and faculty to develop and implement a strategic vision for research investment in the college. In implementing the vision the Associate Dean will oversee key recruitments, establish short-term and long-term priorities for the research enterprise, and facilitate entrepreneurial activities in collaboration with the University's Office for Research and Economic Development and the University of Iowa Research Foundation. The individual will direct the College of Medicine Office of Research which oversees Carver College of Medicine Centers and Institutes, operation of collegiate core facilities, coordinate funding of pilot grants and bridging requests from faculty, and allocation of collegiate research space. This office also serves as the College's liaison to a number of University governing bodies including the Division of Sponsored Programs, Office of Animal Resources, and the Institutional Review Board.
The College of Medicine is currently ranked 13th among all public medical schools and 35th among all medical schools by US News and World Report. The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a vibrant and welcoming community in the rolling hills of southeastern Iowa that is noted for its public schools, medical and athletic facilities, attractive business district, parks, and literary, musical and cultural opportunities. A regional airport provides easy access to every major city in the United States.
The search committee will accept nominations and applications until the position is filled. Nominations should include a brief statement of the attributes and qualities of the individual that make him or her suited for this position and curriculum vitae.