Associate Dean for Research, Scholarship, and Innovation, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, Richmond, Virginia

Associate Dean for Research, Scholarship, and Innovation, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, Richmond, Virginia

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Tyler & Company is pleased to announce

they have been retained for an exciting search for an

Associate Dean for Research, Scholarship, and Innovation, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, Richmond, Virginia

The Opportunity:

The Associate Dean for Research, Scholarship, and Innovation (ADRSI) serves as the chief research officer at the School of Nursing and provides leadership in strategic planning for research and scholarly activities.  The ADRSI oversees and maintains effective school wide systems of support for the research and scholarly work of faculty.  A key role of the ADRSI includes collaborating with the department chairpersons to facilitate the development of rigorous and innovative programs of faculty research and scholarly activities for the School with the University, VCU Health System and external organizations.  The ADRSI is accountable to the Dean.  This appointment also includes an endowed professorship.

The Candidate:

Qualifications include: an earned doctorate in nursing or related discipline, from an accredited institution; if PhD is in a related field, a master’s degree in nursing is highly preferred; experience conducting research in the nursing discipline, with preference for experience in an academic health science setting; full-time senior faculty rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure; expertise in research methods and grant management; administrative experience at a senior level; a significant record of scholarly achievement and history of extramural funding; experience on NIH study section is preferred; and enjoys mentoring faculty and students on both tenure and non-tenure tracks to enhance their research programs and other scholarship.

The Organization:

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing has been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country by U.S. News & World Report and has a long-standing reputation for excellence in nursing, teaching, practice, community outreach and research.  The School offers academic programs to educate nurses from entry level practice through the doctorate – all with the mission of shaping the future of nursing through the power of education, discovery and collaboration; all housed in a state-of-the-science, 47,000-square-foot building equipped with modern classrooms, an advanced clinical simulation facility and benchmark research laboratories. (

The Community:

Richmond, the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a vibrant city with 400 years of history and a wide range of attractions.  Richmond has recently been named as one of the top 10 U.S. cities to visit by Forbes.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university, providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.


Read the full job spec here: VCU position specification. Should you know of anyone who may be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact:

Amy Rose, Tyler & Company

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Amy Z. Rose, MLIS

Senior Consultant
Amy Z. Rose joined Tyler & Company in 2008 as Research Associate and moved into her role as Senior Research Associate in 2015. With more than 15 years working in executive recruitment and consulting firms, Amy’s expertise lies in uncovering talent and pairing the right candidate to the right opportunity. Naturally curious about the paths people make and follow, Amy takes great pride and pleasure in being part of leaders’ careers.

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