University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Graduate School Of Nursing

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Position ID:UMASSMED-GSN-ASSOCDEAN [#24182, 23-059]
Position Title: Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Education / Research
Appl Deadline: filled (posted 2023/01/18, listed until 2023/07/18)
Position Description:    

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The Associate Dean for Research and Innovation is expected to create a highly supportive environment for research, scholarship and innovation within the Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing (The School). This position is a full-time, position with a starting date of summer/fall, 2023 and will report to the Dean. This individual will have an active program of research and have a minimum of 5 - 10 years of experience in research design, statistics, and team science. The Associate Dean will promote the mission and strategic goals of the UMass Chan Medical School. Candidates should have demonstrated experience engaging in diversity initiatives that can provide visionary leadership for the research programs by facilitating interdisciplinary research and scholarship among all of this school’s faculty. This individual will work with faculty and doctoral students to provide mentorship that will facilitate new revenue streams through federal grants, training grants, scholarships, corporations, foundations, and other funding resources to enhance the Tan Chingfen research portfolio and supports the PhD in Nursing program. They will collaborate with the Dean and Associate Deans to ensure all faculty meet scholarship expectations. They will work collaboratively with the Administrative Manager and be responsible for overall grant submission, development of the Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing’s research and scholarship portfolio and obtaining and maintaining outcome data. 

Responsibilities within Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing (The School): 
• Facilitate the expansion of innovative nursing research and scholarship development within the school.
• Engage in and facilitate in the attainment of extramural research funding. 
• Participate in the teaching of nursing PhD students. 
• Serve as a mentor/member of nursing PhD students Dissertation Committees. 
• Create and facilitate research socialization activities for nursing PhD students. 
• Chair the Search Committee in an effort to recruit and retain both nurse scientists and clinical expert faculty with  the expectation at the graduate level to produce consistent and ongoing nursing scholarship. 
• Facilitate Scholarship-Research, Education, Practice, Policy (S-REPP) ad hoc Committee with the charge of ongoing research and scholarly activities within GSN and dissemination of faculty work nationally and internationally. 
• Generate and maintain outcome data on overall faculty research and scholarship productivity (S-REPP monthly and annual report). 
• Facilitate when possible joining PhD, DNP and MS students in innovative initiatives. 

• Act as liaison to and facilitator for inter-institutional and inter-disciplinary research training and innovative initiatives. 
• Interface with and promote support for nursing research within the UMass Center for Clinical and Translation Science. 
• Participates in the review process for internal grants awarded through the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science. 
• Participates in interdisciplinary Protocol Review Committee through the UMass Institutional Review Board. 
• Serve on interdisciplinary committees as requested. 

External Community: 
• Develop and create visibility for School’s-aligned research and scholarship strategic plan. 
• Broker partnerships with community leaders and agencies for synergistic research, scholarship and innovative initiatives. 
• Serves in leadership roles on Regional, National and/or International nursing research organizations.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan recognizes the added value of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
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Tan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing
UMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655