11.0476 provostial job

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Fri, 19 Dec 1997 22:07:46 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 476.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 14:09:45 -0500
From: "Patrick W. Conner" <pconner@wvu.edu>
Subject: Situation Advertised


Nominations and applications are sought for the position of Associate
Provost for Research.

West Virginia University is the primary land grant institution in West
Virginia. WVU is also designated as a Four-year I, Research I
University. The main campus is located in Morgantown; regional campuses
are located in Keyser (Potomac State College), Montgomery (West Virginia
University Institute of Technology), and Parkersburg (West Virginia
University at Parkersburg). Extension offices are located in all 55
counties. The university community is committed to student centered
priorities, research, and service to the State and nation through
innovation and technology. Information about WVU is available at
http://www.wvu.edu. A recently completed Research Task Force report
confirms that WVU will aggressively enhance its research mission

EXPECTATIONS: The Associate Provost reports directly to the Provost, is
a member of the President's Cabinet, serves as a member of the
University Research Corporation and the Corporation's management team,
and is a liaison to the West Virginia Congressional delegation. He/she
is expected to work collaboratively with the vice presidents, deans, and
directors. He/she is responsible for providing the leadership to and
execution of the University's comprehensive research programs. Included
among these programs are the myriad of research activities that occur in
colleges and schools, the University's Research Office, and three
independent centers--the National Research Center for Coal and Energy,
the Concurrent Engineering Research Center, and the Regional Research
Institute. The Associate Provost must be able to articulate a 21st
century vision for research and represent the multiple goals of program
units to a broad array of constituents including the university
community, government agencies, business and industry, and the public at
large. The Associate Provost oversees programs, budget, and
personnel. He/she is also involved in developing policies and
procedures that support and enhance activities that serve a broad
research constituency and to which will lead to a continued growth in
external funding and national recognition. The Associate Provost
oversees institutional activities relating to federal compliance and to
technology transfer.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate should have:

.. *an earned doctorate with sufficient academic accomplishments to
meet the standards for an academic appointment at the rank of professor

.. *successful management experience in research development and

.. *success in acquiring competitively awarded funding

.. *a history of applying technology in communications and program

.. *a demonstrated record in personnel and budget management and
strategic planning

Other qualifications include a high level of energy, excellent oral and
written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and a
commitment to social justice.

APPLICATIONS: Candidates should submit a letter of application
addressing his/her qualifications and vision within the context of the
position description, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and
telephone numbers of at least five references. Review of applications
will begin on February 13, 1998 and will continue unitl the position is
filled. The appointment is available on July 1, 1998. Applications and
nominations should be directed to Dr. M. Duane Nellis, Dean of the
Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, Chair of the Search Committee, P.O.
6286, West Virginia University, Morgantown WV 26506-6286. Phone:
(304)293-4611; FAX: (304) 293-6858; E-mail: dnellis@wvu.edu.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, national
origin, or sexual orientation.

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