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Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number F00042P
Position Title Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs
Department Social Work
Location Arlington
Job Family Faculty
Position Status Full-time
Rank Tenured
Work Hours Standard
Open to External and Internal
FLSA Exempt
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Summary

The Associate Dean serves as the senior administrator for all research activities within the School of Social Work; including all functions of our research-focused Ph.D. Program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include:

• Provides strategic vision and leadership in developing and refining the School’s research mission.
• Provides and facilitates mentorship of research-active faculty and Ph.D. students.
• Provides consultation to research-active faculty and Ph.D. students regarding preparation of research proposals and potential funding sources.
• Forms collaborative research groups including mechanisms to collaborate with cross-campus individuals and groups.
• Links Ph.D. student interest with faculty projects and funding.
• Expands research partnerships with community partners.
• Ensures that all School research-related activities are compliant with School and University level policies as well as federal and state policies and procedures related to research.
• Provides programmatic leadership and direct supervision of professional, technical, and support personnel who provide research-related support services.
• Provides oversight and management of the daily operations of the Ph.D. program; including all academic courses and research support for Ph.D. students.
• Provides collegial and inclusive supervision to a full-time professional team including an Assistant Dean, Social Science Research Associate and Administrative Assistant.
• Oversees a significant budget to meet the goals of the SSW in fostering the positive development of research-active faculty and Ph.D. students.

Required Qualifications

Minimum requirements for the positions are:
• Earned PhD in Social Work or related field
• Eligibility for a tenured appointment at the rank of associate or full professor
• Established program of research, with a progressive track record of external funding
• A record of successfully managing funded research projects
• A strong record of scholarly journal publications

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for the position are:
• Established program of research with significant federal funding
• A record of academic program leadership
• A strong record of supporting and/or participating in interdisciplinary research work
• A strong record of working with colleagues and mentoring doctoral students and tenure earning faculty

Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover/Interest Letter
Optional Documents