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The Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut invites applicants for the position of Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs. We seek individuals with relevant experience in leadership and scholarship to support the Neag School’s mission to improve educational and social systems to be more effective, equitable, and just for all. The ideal candidate will share the Neag School’s commitment to scholarship, teaching, and service that advance social justice and equity, have a positive impact in the field, and foster community and collegial relationships.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate for this position will provide leadership for the Neag School research enterprise and faculty affairs, including oversight and management of relevant activities. The Associate Dean will supervise support staff, including research administrators. Key responsibilities of the position are outlined below. The position includes an appointment in one of three departments in the Neag School: Curriculum and Instruction (edci.education.uconn.edu), Educational Leadership (edlr.education.uconn.edu), or Educational Psychology (epsy.education.uconn.edu). The Associate Dean position reports directly to the Dean.
This is a full-time, five-year appointment position with the opportunity for renewal with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2021. Earlier start dates will be considered. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of work at UConn’s regional campuses across the state. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please apply online on Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17260 and upload a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional reference letters.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 23, 2020.
This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.