Associate Dean, College of Engineering
The College of Engineering at the University of New Orleans invites
applications for a position of Associate Dean to begin in July of
2020. A Ph.D. degree in Engineering is a requirement for this
position. Successful applicants must possess a record of
research excellence and demonstrate strong teaching commitments to
graduate and undergraduate courses. We are primarily looking
for applicants whose expertise would extend and complement existing
strengths within the college.
UNO is a public research university located in diverse and
cosmopolitan New Orleans, one of the world's most fascinating
cities. UNO offers its diverse student body of 9,000 students
more than 60 undergraduate and pre-professional programs and 40
graduate programs. The UNO College of Engineering is unique
to the Gulf Coast and plays an important role in the economic
development of the region. UNO's College of Engineering
currently serves approximately 950 undergraduate and graduate
Duties include administration, teaching, scholarship, and
service. The Associate Dean assists the Dean in facilitating
all college activities and providing leadership toward
achievement of excellence in teaching, research, and service
activities of the college. The Associate Dean works
closely with the academic department chairs, the Dean of the
College, the Vice Provost, the Provost, and other administrative
unit directors in achieving the University’s strategic goals. Duties are 75% administrative and 25% instruction.
Administrative duties include:
Assist in directing graduate education. Oversee graduate
faculty nominations. Act as college liaison to the Graduate
School and Graduate Council. Oversee the college
Graduate Committee. Advise all departments and programs
regarding graduate curricula modifications. Explore new
graduate programs for the college.
Provide support to facilitate research and scholarly productivity
of faculty and students. Work with the Office of
Research to assist faculty in developing research or training
grants, to conduct peer review of research proposals,
etc. Act as an ambassador for the College of Engineering
and work with industry partners to promote research projects.
Work with the Dean to develop new degree programs; Assist in the
creation of workforce training, as necessary.
Coordinate Faculty Council and other committee appointees.
Work with the Dean and the Engineering Advisory Council to
strengthen ties to the engineering community. Assist the
Dean with fundraising efforts.
the absence of the Dean, serve as Administrator for all personnel
actions and other administrative duties including building/facility
Serve as the Dean's representative at meetings and functions when
needed. Signs documents for the Dean in the Dean's
Other duties as assigned by the Dean.
Credentials must qualify the individual for a tenured appointment
at the rank of professor, with at least three years previous
experience as department chair or higher.
Significant, successful experience as a director of a research
center, associate dean, chair or equivalent. Substantial
experience in engineering education and research, including ABET
evaluations. Experience in developing and growing graduate
programs, “self-support” programs in particular.
Full consideration and priority will be given to applications
received by March 10, 2020. This position will remain open
Location/Region: New Orleans, LA (70148)