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Washington State University
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
Posted: 02/22/2023
Associate Dean and Director, Office of Research with the rank of Professor

The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) seeks candidates to provide visionary leadership for the CAHNRS Office of Research (COR), staff, faculty, and unit leaders to foster competitive research programs in each of the core areas: agricultural, human and natural resource sciences.  This is a 12-month, eligible for tenure at time of hire, full-time faculty position to begin July 1, 2023, or as negotiated at the Pullman, WA campus. This position offers an exciting opportunity for visionary leadership for the research enterprise of CAHNRS.

Required Qualifications: Qualified for appointment as a professor and tenurable in a unit within the CAHNRS; demonstrated administrative and organizational skills, as evidenced by successful performance in: personnel management; budget and fiscal management; strategic program visioning, planning, management, oversight and evidence-based evaluation; intellectual property creation or administration; and resource procurement; strong record of research achievement and innovation, as well as understanding and commitment to excellence in the areas of applied research, extension/outreach and scholarship; demonstrated successful experience and commitment to the recruitment, retention, development, and enrichment of a diverse faculty and staff, and promotion of a positive workplace culture.

Further information about the responsibilities, required and preferred qualifications, and the application process may be seen at https://hrs.wsu.edu/jobs (search R-8830).  Screening of application materials begins April 10, 2023, and will continue until position is filled. To apply, visit https://hrs.wsu.edu/jobs (search R-8830) and applications must include: 1) A letter of application describing your professional goals, relevant academic and administrative preparation, and experience in leadership positions; 2) A statement of your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion that describes your understanding of these issues, your record of activities to date, and plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if selected; 3) A current curriculum vitae; and 4) Name, title, organization, phone number, and e-mail address for four people willing to serve as employment references. Please contact Dr. Vicki McCracken, Search Committee Chair, at mccracke@wsu.edu, 509-335-2933 or her assistant, Robin Stratton, rstratton@wsu.edu, 509-335-2933 for questions about this position. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. For additional information on Washington State University, the College of Human and Natural Resource Sciences or the Office of Research, visit cahnrs.wsu.edu, and cahnrs.wsu.edu/research.