· Serves as the primary compliance officer for the College.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
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Minimum Requirements: • A PhD, DO, MD or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years experience in a professional program • Experience and qualifications suitable for appointment at rank of associate/professor • Leadership/administrative experience within an academic setting
Preferred Qualifications: • Consistent record of publication and funding • A record of scholarship including external grant funding and scholarly publications
• Experience developing and fostering community partnerships and inter-university collaborations • Experience in curriculum development, including both face-to-face and online learning • Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations • Experience with academic program accreditation in health sciences • Experience fostering a culture of research and academic excellence
An ideal candidate may have experience of mentoring junior faculty and students to develop a research project for presentation at national scientific conference and for extramural research funding. The applicant must have outstanding communication and managerial skills and an understanding of all biomedical and clinical disciplines which comprise the College of Osteopathic Medicine. The applicant must be able to work with and lead a diverse group of people.
The Director of Research is a member of the College of Osteopathic Medicine leadership team who is the liaison between the College, the university at large, and the community in matters related to research activities.
The Director of Research is expected to:
· Work with the College of Osteopathic Medicine department chairs to support departmental research missions and activities;
· Facilitate faculty research initiatives;
· Facilitate student research initiatives;
· Identify and facilitate faculty development as it related(s) to research;
· Track all faculty and student scholarly activity for the College; · Incentivize faculty research endeavors;
· Facilitate transdisciplinary research programs across colleges.
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. It is the twelfth largest university in Texas and is ranked among the “Best Colleges for the Money” by College Factual. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” echoes across SHSU’s eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering, and more. SHSU is classified as a “Doctoral Research University” by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, placing it in the nation’s top 7% of all higher education institutions, and offers over 80 bachelor degree programs, over 50 masters and six doctoral programs, including nationally recognized programs in Business, Fine Arts, Education, Mathematics, and Criminal Justice. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation’s best universities to work for in its 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 “Great Colleges to Work For” survey results. SHSU was also named by the Houston Chronicle as one of the top places to work in the greater Houston area in 2010. Selections for both of these recognitions are based... upon evaluations and responses by employees. Visit our website to learn more: https://www.shsu.edu/about/facts.html