Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Success

The Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Success (ADR&FS) is responsible for facilitating and enhancing research, scholarly, and creative activity (RSCA) in the College of Social Sciences (CoSS) and for supporting the success of faculty in all areas of their academic assignment. Reporting to the Dean, the Associate Dean serves as a key member of the College leadership team, providing support and facilitating faculty and student RSCA; tenure-track and tenured faculty recruitment, retention, evaluation, and development; and development and implementation of strategic initiatives, grants, and interdisciplinary partnerships. The ADR&FS coordinates and carries out the College’s commitment to supporting faculty and student RSCA representing a diversity of disciplines and reflecting and responding to the diverse challenges and problems facing our local and global community. In all these areas, the ADR&FS realizes the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence through culturally sustaining and academically affirming approaches to engaging students and faculty. The College of Social Sciences is undergoing a strategic planning process and the ADR&FS will have the opportunity to meaningfully shape the college’s strategic research priorities with profound impacts on faculty and student success, and the profile of the College.

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