Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Director of the Eye Research Institute

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Position Information

Job Title Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Director of the Eye Research Institute
Requisition No. 0000327
Job Description Summary:

The responsibilities of the ERI Director are to:

• Provide leadership and direction to Institute faculty, staff and students.
• Maintain his or her own NIH-funded vision research program.
• Assist ERI faculty with obtaining NIH and other external funding.
• Monitor the ERI budget, and operate the Institute in a fiscally responsible manner.
• Participate in the recruitment and retention of ERI faculty.
• Participate in faculty promotion and tenure reviews.
• Serve on appropriate University committees.
• Be visible within the University and the community, nationally and internationally.
• Maintain a close interaction with the Beaumont Department of Ophthalmology.
• Ensure ERI regulatory compliance and safe working conditions.
• Oversee ERI undergraduate and graduate research.
• Work with the OU Development Office regarding donor funding.
• Help to maintain a high level of Institute morale.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree.
• Academic credentials commensurate with the rank of Professor.
• A distinguished record of scholarly activity as evidenced by a strong publication record and a vigorous, nationally recognized vision research program.
• A record exhibiting a strong ability to attract research support, as well as showing effective administrative skills.
• An ability to provide leadership to productive well-established and junior researchers while conducting his or her own active eye research program.
• Exemplary communication and listening skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of three significant publications, and a brief statement of research interests and have letters from three references submitted similarly. Questions or inquiries can be directed to Frank Giblin, Ph.D., Director, Eye Research Institute, and Chair, Search Committee, at or 248 370 2395.

Pay Basis Monthly
Open Date 02/16/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Academic Administrator / Dean
Job Type Full-Time
EEO Statement:

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Publication 1
  4. Publication 2
  5. Publication 3
  6. Research Statement
Optional Documents