The Virginia Tech School of Education is inviting applications for the position of Associate Director of the School of Education, to lead the Office of Educational Research and Outreach (OERO). We seek a dynamic, creative leader who will further build and advance the sponsored research and outreach activities of the School of Education. The position is an open rank (or commensurate experience), 12-month appointment.
The School of Education Associate Director leads the Office of Educational Research and Outreach. This person provides faculty support within the School of Education and serves a central role in further building and advancing a highly productive sponsored educational research portfolio and outreach activities. In particular, we are seeking someone who can enthusiastically
Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the global community. The discovery and dissemination of new knowledge are central to its mission. Through its focus on teaching and learning, research and discovery, and outreach and engagement, the university creates, conveys, and applies knowledge to expand personal growth and opportunity, advance social and community development, foster economic competitiveness, and improve the quality of life.
As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers over 280 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 34,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $521 million. Virginia Tech is located in the beautiful mountains of Southwest Virginia, offering a wide variety of cultural and outdoor recreational activities.
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please submit (1) a cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position and vision for the Office of Educational Research and Outreach, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) two examples of scholarly writing that exemplify your qualifications for the position, and (4) names and contact information for three references. Application materials must be submitted online at www.jobs.vt.edu, Job number 515075. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021 and continue until position is filled.
Employment is contingent upon submission of official university transcripts and a criminal background check.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Barbara Lockee, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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