Institution: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Department: School of Health Professions
Job Title: Associate Dean for Research
Job Description: ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR RESEARCH
SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS
The School of Health Professions of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) invites applications from distinguished researchers for the position of Associate Dean for Research (Associate Dean). Serving as a member of the school’s senior leadership under the guidance of the Dean of Health Professions, the Associate Dean will develop, promote, advance, and lead research programs within the School of Health Professions (SHP), as well as collaborations with other schools at UT Health San Antonio and external organizations. The Associate Dean for Research is expected to continue her/his own research program and to provide research leadership for one of the best allied health schools in the nation. Many high-quality core facilities and services are already in place, and laboratory space can be made available in the SHP and other locations, as appropriate to the relevant projects and funding.
The new Associate Dean is expected to assume office on or about July 1, 2018.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio one of the country’s leading biomedical research universities, offering a broad range of academic programs and ample opportunities for collaborative research across many fields. The University is comprised of five schools: Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Health Professions. The campus hosts several renowned research and clinical institutes and centers. As an integral part of the University, the SHP seeks to make lives better through excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, service and patient care. The School strives to educate a diverse student body in becoming outstanding health care practitioners, scientists and leaders; advance health research and scholarship; and provide health services and education to the community. The School offers programs in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Respiratory Care, Speech-Language Pathology, and Emergency Health Sciences. For more information about the School, see: http://www.uthscsa.edu/academics/health- professions
San Antonio, the seventh largest city in the U.S., offers a very reasonable cost of living, top-rated schools, and many other amenities and activities. The city is also a hub for biomedical research and innovative biotech companies. According to the San Antonio Business Journal, one in six workers in San Antonio is employed in health care or bioscience fields. With a vibrant military, academic, nonprofit, and private sector focused on research, the economic impact of San Antonio's health care/bioscience industry has been increasing dramatically to more than $30.6 billion annually. For more information, please visit http://www.sanantonio.gov.
For additional information about UT Health San Antonio, this opportunity, as well as procedures for nomination and application, please visit http://apptrkr.com/1165733. The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by Monday, March 26, 2018 can be assured full consideration. Nominators and prospective candidates may also arrange a confidential discussion about this opportunity with Senior Consultant Bill Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-263-7489.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated and security sensitive positions.