Essential Functions: Position Purpose:Provide leadership, plan and monitor the research programs of the College of Nursing. Direct and promote activities to meet established College of Nursing goals and objectives. Provide a climate which promotes individual and group research development and fosters collaborative effort.Major Duties and Responsibilities:Provide leadership and facilitate research development; Implement policies and procedures designed to support and contribute to the achievement of the research mission of the College;Review and evaluate the College's research productivity;Maintain research productivity consistent with the College and University goals;Act in leadership capacity working with faculty, students, staff and outside organizations to develop and promote understanding and support for research programs;Disseminate information regarding program policies and procedures;Actively participate in committees and task forces, maintain professional memberships and attend regional and national meetings to represent the interests of the College and maintain awareness of current and future directions in education;Maintain awareness of current funding opportunities, funders' strategic priorities and promote faculty research efforts directed to contemporary research priorities;Seek external funding for proposed programs;Provide reports and information regarding program participants and activities;Serve as a role model for faculty and students through ongoing research and teaching activities;Control, direct, manage and evaluate the resources of the Office of Health Research;Demonstrate the communication and leadership skills necessary to cultivate an environment of excellence and collaboration to augment the college's academic, research, clinical and service endeavors;Demonstrate the understanding of the management issues in a highly complex academic environment;Demonstrate senior-level leadership skills, including strategic partnership, negotiation and change management skills;Demonstrate a high level of diplomacy and establish a culture of integrity; andPerform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: Licensure in the State of Michigan, as a Registered NurseAn earned Ph.D. in NursingA CV commensurate with appointment at senior faculty rank with tenure at Wayne State University. Research experience, with experience as principal investigator of externally funded projects.Graduate teaching experience in a research intensive university setting.Demonstrated leadership skills. Ability to instill confidence in others.Previous experience as an academic administrator preferred.
Internal Number: 76_206643
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.