Executive Associate Dean for Research

December 9, 2021
Priority Deadline to Apply:
July 8, 2022
Indiana University School of Nursing

Position Description

Indiana University School of Nursing, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce the search for an Executive Associate Dean for Research (EADR). The EADR oversees all new strategic research initiatives, academic program development related to research, and serves as the liaison to external funding sources for research. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating an atmosphere that builds faculty engagement and supports collaborative research and scholarship teams across the academic divisions of the university. The EADR supports and mentors the development of faculty scholarship and provides an ongoing analysis of the school’s grant portfolio, research agenda, scholarly activities, and external reputation.


  • PhD in nursing or a related field with at least five years of academic experience at the rank of a tenured Associate or Full Professor.
  • Evidence of professional leadership and progressive leadership responsibilities.
  • A demonstrated record of externally funded grants and peer reviewed publications in high impact journals.
  • Demonstrated experience in growing a research program.

About The Institution

The School of Nursing:

Indiana University School of Nursing forms a core campus with locations on the Indianapolis (IUPUI), Bloomington, and Fort Wayne Campuses and offers a full range of programs from undergraduate to doctoral. Robust clinical and academic partnerships throughout Indiana University and the state of Indiana provide support and new opportunities for interdisciplinary research and discovery.

Indiana University Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI. 

About The Community


Indianapolis is the state capitol of Indiana and the state’s most populous city. Known for fast cars and blockbuster events, Indianapolis has also gained acclaim for its flourishing culinary and brewing scene, diverse cultural institutions, hip neighborhoods, and thriving businesses. Perhaps best known for annually hosting the world's largest single-day sporting event, the Indianapolis 500, the city is home to three Fortune 500 companies, two major league sports clubs, four university campuses, and several museums, including the world's largest children's museum and the largest collection of monuments dedicated to veterans and war casualties in the U.S. outside of Washington, D.C.

Application Process

Please submit all applications and nominations electronically to the University’s search consultant:

Danan Tsan
Vice President
Scott Healy & Associates

Complete applications should include the following:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of a minimum of seven references

Applications received by July 8, 2022, will receive priority consideration.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.