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(Archived) Associate Dean of Applied Research and Development

Last Updated: 7/19/21

Job Description

The Associate Dean for Applied Research and Development will be responsible for strategic planning focused on executing applied research and development initiatives for the college, to include: growing research expenditures and infrastructure; oversight and direction of faculty research, grants, & contracts; supporting research-intensive faculty hires and retention; developing capacity for high-impact undergraduate and graduate research experiences that increase retention and prepare students equitably for careers in their fields; promoting research communications and marketing efforts, and fostering collaborations with academia, industry, government, non-profits, and local, state, national, and international organizations. In addition to being a college of the University of Arizona, CAST operates as a branch campus and is located in Sierra Vista, Arizona. The Associate Dean for Applied Research and Development will work closely with CAST leadership to build a strong team of culturally diverse faculty and staff who are committed to preparing traditional, post-traditional, and transfer students for success in a 21st-century workforce. <br>
This position requires a self-directed individual with excellent oral and written communication skills; with experience in strategic planning, project team facilitation, and the successful pursuit of grants and awards; with the ability to be forward-thinking in anticipating funding opportunities; and with a commitment to excellence, collaboration, and creativity. <br>
The Associate Dean position reports directly to the Dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology. The Associate Dean for Applied Research and Development is a Tenured Faculty appointment at the level of Associate Professor or Professor in the College of Applied Science and Technology with an Administrative Component. The Associate Dean may supervise office support staff.

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values students, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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The University of Arizona's College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) operates as a Branch Campus and is located in Sierra Vista, Arizona. The College of Applied Science & Technology is a National Security Agency (NSA) designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO) and an Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) designated Intelligence Community Cent...