New York University: Vice Dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships

Tandon School of Engineering

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering seeks an accomplished individual for the position of Vice Dean for Research and Industry Partnerships, reporting directly to the Dean of the School. New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States. We have an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.

The Vice Dean for Research and Industry Partnerships will work strategically with the Dean and the Tandon Leadership Team to identify focus areas for research and partnerships; identify funding for research and creative endeavors, both in and outside the university; and assist with the development of new and the enhancement of existing research centers and institutes. The Vice Dean will work closely with the newly renamed Vice Dean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to identify opportunities for the commercialization of intellectual property emanating from faculty research. Since engineering faculty work closely with industrial sponsors, it is paramount that the Vice Dean has the ability to connect faculty and industry sponsors and to manage all aspects of the faculty-industry relationships at high levels.

Key Responsibilities:

The Vice Dean must work closely with all stakeholders at NYU Tandon and with constituents across the university, and must be able to communicate effectively, build collegial relationships, and gain trust through expert work and clear management. In particular, the Vice Dean should:

Position Specification:

The Vice Dean should create a culture of teamwork and collegiality across all of NYU Tandon and NYU that fosters good communication, respect, and provision of good service, while committing to the process of continuous improvement in the school and the university.

Candidate Profile

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We will review applications starting December 15 and will continue until we fill the position.

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last updated 18-Nov-2018