The Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications and nominations for the position of the dean of the College of Engineering. The selected individual will also hold the Southern Company Dean’s Chair. The new dean will lead the Institute’s largest academic unit and one of the nation’s top-ranked colleges of engineering.
As chief academic and administrative officer of the College of Engineering, the dean is responsible for providing leadership for the following specific activities: strategic planning, academic programs, faculty appointments, budgetary and administrative oversight, stewardship and development, and multidisciplinary partnerships.
The ideal candidate will be an intellectual leader among faculty, a strong advocate for the teaching and research mission of the College, a preeminent university citizen, and an energetic and conscientious administrator, familiar with issues in higher education, engineering, science, and technology. Further, the dean will share Georgia Tech’s commitment to equity and increasing diversity, and the inclusion of under-represented groups on campus and in the engineering workforce.
All inquiries and correspondence should be directed in confidence to the search committee chair, Julia Kubanek, associate dean for Research, College of Sciences, professor of Biological Sciences, and professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry (email@example.com).
While applications and nominations will be received until the dean is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their application materials by April 30, 2017 to assure optimal consideration.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.