Dean of the College of Engineering

University of California Santa Barbara

United States

Dean of the College of Engineering

Job #JPF02162
  • Dean Department / Dean College / UC Santa Barbara

Position overview

Position title:Dean of the College of Engineering
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: 2022 or later
Position duration: Not yet provided

Application Window

Open date: January 3rd, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, Apr 19, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Interested applicants should apply at:
https://www.imsearch.com/search-detail/S8-337.

The College of Engineering enrolls approximately 1,600 undergraduate and 750 graduate students. It comprises five Departments (Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering) and three Programs (Biological Engineering, Computer Engineering, Technology Management and Media Arts & Technology). For 2022, U.S. News and World Report ranks the UC Santa Barbara COE 26th overall in the nation, tied with Harvard, and 14th among public institutions. The materials and chemical engineering departments rank in the top 10 among both public and private institutions. The COE has a strong focus on cross-disciplinary approaches; faculty work collaboratively in 26 distinct research centers and institutes in such emerging fields as quantum science, machine learning, energy efficiency, bioengineering, and materials research. Faculty distinctions include three Nobel Prize winners and 36 National Academy members. Among public universities, the COE ranked first in the percentage of eligible junior faculty who received prestigious NSF Early CAREER Awards in the past five years and, for the past 11 years, the COE has been ranked in the top two among public universities in the world for research impact in engineering and physical sciences. For more information about the UC Santa Barbara College of Engineering, please visit http://engineering.ucsb.edu/.

The Dean will be responsible for continuing to advance the quality of teaching and research across the COE, while also working externally to raise the college’s profile as one of the top engineering schools in the nation. The successful candidate will be a world-class scholar who will provide the intellectual and visionary leadership of the college. The successful candidate will craft a compelling vision for the future success of the UC Santa Barbara COE, possess a demonstrated track record of fundraising and administrative leadership, provide evidence for a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and serve as an established national and international presence within the broader engineering community.

Instructions to Apply

University of California, Santa Barbara has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process. For more details, including the full position profile and to submit inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications consisting of a CV, a cover letter, and a separate diversity statement that describes past activities that promote diversity and inclusion and plans for future contributions, please see the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: https://www.imsearch.com/search-detail/S8-337. Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

At the time of application, applicants must hold a Ph.D. or the highest equivalent terminal degree in a relevant field
AND
At least three years of demonstrated progressive leadership in developing and leading engineering education and/or science and technology development at a research university or the equivalent.

Preferred qualifications

The Dean will be responsible for continuing to advance the quality of teaching and research across the COE, while also working externally to raise the college’s profile as one of the top engineering schools in the nation. The successful candidate will be a world-class scholar who will provide the intellectual and visionary leadership of the college. The successful candidate will craft a compelling vision for the future success of the UC Santa Barbara COE, possess a demonstrated track record of fundraising and administrative leadership, provide evidence for a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and serve as an established national and international presence within the broader engineering community.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements

None

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02162

Help contact: diane.obrien@ucsb.edu

Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA
 


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