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Associate Dean for Research
South Dakota State University

Date Posted May 16, 2019
Title Associate Dean for Research
University South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD, United States
Department Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering
Application Deadline Aug. 15, 2019
Position Start Date January 2020
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Engineering - Other

The Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering at South Dakota State University invites applicants for the Associate Dean for Research (ADR). Seeking applications for a 12-month, renewable non-faculty exempt position, available January 1, 2020. The ADR will have a minimum of an MS degree in Engineering with substantial research and development experience with governmental and private research funding. A Ph.D. in Engineering or a closely related field is preferred. Candidates who have demonstrated success in substantial research funding, development implementation, and commercialization commensurate to a full professor are desired. Candidates who are actively engaged and have success in interdisciplinary, emerging research initiatives are also desired. Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to academic and research excellence. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

The Associate Dean for Research is responsible for the development of the research and economic development mission of the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering (JJLCOE). Also, the ADR will be the lead for implementing the symbiotic strategic plan with the Research Park at SDSU and will work closely with the Executive Director of the Research Park. The ADR will promote and develop external research funding support for the college faculty and for graduate fellowships, matching funds, startup funds, undergraduate research support, endowed chairs, and other similar programs that support JJLCOE research. The ADR will manage the Office of Engineering Research and its personnel including administrative and grant writing support. The ADR will be responsible for communicating the performance of the JJLCOE research and economic development activities to all interested internal and external groups.

Position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by August 15, 2019. For questions on this position, contact Dr. Stephen Gent, Search Chair, at (605) 688-5337 or For a complete listing of responsibilities, minimum and preferred qualifications, and to apply, visit Search for the position and follow the electronic application process. In addition, you will be required to attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, reference page, a teaching statement (attached as ‘Other’ document) and a research statement (attached as ‘Work Sample’). For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 or

  • South Dakota State University is an AA/EO employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Stephen Gent
    Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering
    South Dakota State University
    Crothers Engineering Hall 201
    Brookings, SD 57007
  • 605-688-5337


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