Job ID: 148001

Associate Dean of Research

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Oct. 23, 2020
  • Associate Dean of Research
  • School of Nursing
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, NV
  • Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on January 15, 2021.
  • July 2021
  • Associate Professor
    Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Nursing - General
    Nursing - Administration
Job Description
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Associate Dean of Research, School of Nursing

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at:

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

The Associate Dean for Research (ADR) works to advance the quality and integrity of the School of Nursing (SON) research programs by providing strategic vision, developing processes and procedures to support grant management and compliance processes. The ADR creates an environment that fosters research and scholarship productivity and provides consultation and technical assistance to faculty, staff, students, and partners in the development of research proposals to advance the school's mission. The Associate Dean is responsible for providing overall leadership and oversight for matters related to research innovation, compliance, and advancement. The Associate Dean for Research reports to the Dean of the School of Nursing (SON).

- Provides leadership in facilitating research to establish and achieve a dynamic research vision.
- Maintains and builds a wide network of professional contacts within the professional research community locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally to foster collaboration and participation in inter- and intra-disciplinary activities.
- Mentors tenure track faculty in developing and funding sustainable programs of research. Coordinates faculty workshops and development related to research and scholarship skills.
- Facilitates new and existing academic-clinical research partnerships. Fosters collaborative interdisciplinary research associations.
- Oversees efforts to maintain integrity and compliance with university and funding agency requirements relative to grant application submission, implementation, and completion.
- Oversees the operations and personnel of the Office of Research and Scholarship.
- Oversees consultation on research design, methods, and statistics in the development of research projects and on data management and analyses for funded projects and non-funded research.
- Offers recommendations to the Dean and Executive Council to advance the research mission of the School.
- Collaborates with PhD and DNP Directors to identify, develop and implement research opportunities and support for doctoral students
- Represents the School of Nursing (SON) on University committees, task forces, and work groups as well as to other institutions, associations, and interests.

This position requires a Doctorate degree in nursing or related field from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum of 5 years of related professional experience and upper level administration. The individual must be eligible for tenure at the rank of Associate/Full Professor. Preferred nursing licensure. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

NOTICE: All UNLV/NSHE employees may be subject to base pay reduction and/or mandatory unpaid leave: (1) by future action of the Board of Regents without a declaration of financial exigency (pursuant to the NSHE Code, as may be amended from time to time); and/or (2) by future action of the State legislature to reduce pay of certain categories of state employees.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Materials should be addressed to Jinyoung Kim, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or


  • UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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