Associate Dean for Research- Buffalo, NY

Associate Dean for Research, Graduate School of Education
University at Buffalo, State University of New York

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York invites an accomplished scholar for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Professor to provide leadership and expert mentorship in all aspects of research. The Associate Dean for Research (ADR) will coordinate development and implementation of a vision for scholarship for the school, lead large interdisciplinary externally funded research projects and training programs, support faculty research, and facilitate training for proposal development, writing, and compliance requirements. The ADR will also assist faculty in identifying external research support opportunities, coordinating submissions, and managing research programs. The ADR will teach one course per year and maintain an active program of research. We seek a scholar who is committed to interdisciplinary research and understands different research methodologies.

UB is a flagship institution in the SUNY system and a member of the Association of American Universities. Nationally and internationally recognized for its empirical and theoretical scholarship, GSE faculty are committed to advancing knowledge in the areas of social and educational opportunity, information access and use, cognition, and the science of learning, literacy across the lifespan, and interventions for wellness. Learn more about the University at Buffalo. The GSE is located on the North Campus, centrally located in the Buffalo-Niagara Falls region. The area provides a wide array of features including arts, culture, and environmental splendor. Learn more about the Buffalo-Niagara Region.

The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in one of the disciplines or related fields in the GSE. The candidate must also have a solid academic record in terms of publications, grant-funded research, and experience in student mentorship consistent with a tenured, full professor appointment. Extensive knowledge of and track record with federal and other appropriate funding sources for GSE project activities and polices relating to human subjects’ protection is required. Superior verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work with individuals from many different backgrounds, and a strong commitment to diversity are also required. Relevant administrative experiences at the department or decanal level are desired. Submit applications, including a letter of application that address a) relevant qualifications for the position, b) research interests, c) experience promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled for an anticipated start date of August 2018.

For inquires, contact Dr. Amanda Nickerson, Search Committee Chair, at