As a member of the Dean's Executive Leadership Team, develop and implement a collaborative administrative operation supporting the mission of the College of Medicine (CMED) and CMU. Aid in strategic planning, development, and implementation in support of the research mission of the college for medical students, GME programs and faculty. This position will oversee the growth and development of CMED's research programs. The ideal candidate will be a visionary builder with a record of research and engagement with rural and underserved areas and have a track record of independent extramural funding. This position will facilitate research scholarship and resource development within the College of Medicine and work collaboratively with other CMU colleges, the CMU Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS), key external stakeholders, and other senior leaders to achieve synergies across the research enterprises at CMU.
Responsible for oversight of research, research facilities, research administration, legal and risk management programs as they relate to research, and information technology programs as they relate to research. Assure alignment with the university's mission, assure responsiveness to the needs of the state, and assure a program of superior quality meeting the standards of the LCME, ACGME, HLC and other accrediting bodies.
MD-DO/PhD with understanding of both basic sciences and translational research. Qualification for Professor rank at CMU College of Medicine. At least five years' experience in a university-based medical or public health school or research institution overseeing and conducting research. Five years of senior leadership experience. Demonstrated experience of securing extramural funding. Experience in building/growing new research programs, ideally multi- disciplinary and/or multi-organizational research collaborations. Demonstrated understanding of clinical and basic science research Demonstrated creativity in building research partnerships and identifying research funding opportunities within their own institution and beyond, including in partnership with public and private community entities, corporate partners, foundations, and state/ federal agencies. Strong administrative and research management skills with experience in compliance with research regulations and accreditation. Demonstrated experience leading, developing, and coordinating strategic research plans that are consistent with an organizational mission. Experience serving as an externally facing representative of the institution to key partners and stakeholders in the community and beyond. Positive interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Ability to work effectively with multiple and diverse stakeholders. Commitment to diversity by working to develop a culture of inclusion and mutual respect. Experience in mentoring junior faculty to help them obtain research funding to pursue meaningful lines or inquiry. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).
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About Central Michigan University
Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.