Summary of Duties: Responsibilities: The associate dean for research and graduate studies will work as part of Murrow College's administrative team and will be responsible for areas related to research and graduate studies. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Working with the dean and department chairs to oversee graduate programs; maintaining a robust program of scholarly research and grants; leading grant-related efforts including training, coordination and application submissions; serving as a liaison to the Graduate School and representing Murrow College on committees and at events; participating in relevant leadership, budgetary and personnel-related meetings; teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses; coordinating graduate-faculty meetings; administering a graduate recruitment program; coordinating and/or conducting relevant assessments; advancing the college's commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in all activities; and performing other duties as assigned by the dean.
Required Qualifications: Position requirements: A Ph.D. in communication or a related field; maintenance of a robust program of scholarly research and grant applications, and a publication record that is commensurate with Murrow College and WSU standards for appointment to the rank of associate or full professor; evidence of successful graduate and undergraduate teaching; and a successful administrative record in an academic unit containing relevant undergraduate and graduate programs.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.