The Stony Brook University Renaissance School of Medicine (RSOM) is recruiting for a Vice Dean for Research to serve as the RSOM's chief research officer and leader of the biomedical research enterprise of Stony Brook Medicine. Working closely with the Office of the Vice President of Research, the Office of the Vice Dean supports a vibrant base of scientists engaged in all aspects of biomedical discovery - basic, translational and clinical research, as well as biotechnology and drug development. At the foundation of these efforts is a strong research infrastructure populated with state-of-the-art core facilities dedicated to providing rapid turnaround, high-quality data and robust results. In addition, the Office of the Vice Dean offers expert assistance in identifying and developing intellectual property, navigating the complex regulatory/compliance issues integral to biomedical research, and concept-based experimental design. The Office identifies and targets emerging opportunities in extramural funding sources that support areas of research interests and expertise on our campus.
The primary responsibilities of the Vice Dean for Research for the RSOM include:
Oversight of the core facilities. Determine how to best coordinate and modernize the cores so they run as businesses and upgrade obsolete technology. Areas that require specific investment include biostatistics, advanced microscopy, flow cytometry, single cell sequencing, and lipidomics/proteomics/metabolomics.
Guide the implementation of the research strategic plan for the RSOM and lead the effort to formulate a new strategic plan within the next 2-3 years.
Work with the Associate Dean for Translational Research to incorporate clinical research into a coherent strategy for all research within the RSOM, especially maximize the application for a Stony Brook Medicine CTSA.
Provide assistance to Department Chairs in the assessment of candidates through service on their respective search committees.
Organize RSOM-wide special symposia of widespread interest (e.g. COVID, cancer, neurosciences).
Coordinate and grow the administrative segments of grant submissions and follow-up activities to facilitate external funding.
Coordinate the Targeted Research Opportunities (TRO) Programs, Bridge Funding Program, Mount Sinai-Stony Brook Joint Pilot Funding Program, and the 0.5 Percent Clinical Research Fund and track the return on investment for these initiatives.
Represent the RSOM on a number of externally facing scientific interactions and cooperation with other institutions
Frequently represent the RSOM on important internal committees.
Oversee the Associate Deans of Translational Research and Clinical Research.
Oversee the Office of Scientific Affairs that includes five direct reports, and a total of 65 staff members, approximately half of whom staff the Division of Laboratory Animal Research.
Key relationships include: direct reporting to the Dean of RSOM. Relationships with the Dean for Faculty Affairs (for junior faculty development/mentoring), with the Vice President for Research (for campus-wide research initiatives), with chairs of RSOM departments, with Vice Deans for Research in the other four health sciences schools, and Research Deans on the main campus, (especially College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and College of Arts and Sciences) and the directors of the SBU cancer center and clinical and translational research institute.
Advance scientific highlights and accomplishments with RSOM communications.
Coordinate the assignment and allocation of research space within the RSOM. "Nationalize" the space creating a policy for space utilization.
Help unfunded investigators become funded through developing catalyzing scientific "teams".
The selected candidate will hold a faculty appointment in the appropriate RSOM academic department based on the incumbents' area of expertise. The Vice Dean for Research will report directly to the Dean of Medicine for this administrative role and to the academic department chair for the responsibilities related to his/her faculty role.
Required Qualifications: MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent. Strong academic credentials evidenced by a track record of successful extramural funding and scholarly accomplishments. Previous experience in a leadership role. Must be eligible for a senior faculty appointment in accordance with the criteria established by the Renaissance School of Medicine for appointment, promotion and tenurehttps://renaissance.stonybrookmedicine.edu/facultysenate/committees/apt . The selected candidate must demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct and a commitment to diversity.
Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of national or international leadership, scholarly impact and research funding in their scientific discipline. Experience developing or leading a successful collaborative research initiative. Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership within a complex organization. Experience in managing space and financial resources.
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Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure). Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
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