Assistant Dean for Research Faculty, Faculty Affairs

Michigan, United States
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

Candidates should send a letter of interest and their CV to:

Dr. Margaret Gyetko, Sr. Associate Dean for Faculty and Faculty Development

Med School Admin/Faculty Affairs 5111 Medical Science Building I Ann Arbor MI 48109

or email to


The Assistant Dean for Research Faculty, Faculty Affairs provides leadership to, and assists with the oversight of research track faculty appointments and promotions. The individual will hold a 25% academic administrative position and report to the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Faculty Development.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct third year reviews for research track faculty.
  • Conduct exit interviews for research track faculty.
  • Faculty career development counseling.
  • Assist department chairs and administrators with difficult faculty issues, recruitment strategies, discipline and dismissal strategies, faculty track selection and disability complaints.
  • Attend appointment/promotions advisory committee meetings.
  • Compose transmittal letters to the Provost/VP for Research for senior-level appointments and promotions.
  • Attend the Medical School Executive Committee as necessary to present changes in policies and procedures related to the research track.
  • Work closely with the UM Office of Research (UMOR) on time in rank extension requests and reduction-in-force (RIF) requests; as well as policies and procedures related to research track faculty.

Required Qualifications*

  • M.D. or Ph.D. degree.
  • Eligible for Professor or Associate Professor faculty appointment at UMMS (for 75% effort).
  • Thorough knowledge of resources on central campus.
  • Training and experience in investigations and interviewing.
  • Training and experience in mediation.
  • Understanding of legal framework regarding appointments and terminations.
  • Understanding of legal framework regarding discrimination.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.