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Executive Director - The Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics.

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research statement, graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three references at https://jobs.odu.edu by clicking on Teaching and Research Faculty opportunities. Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. .

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Executive Director - The Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics.
Department BIOELECTRICS
Position Number F0New
Job Description

Old Dominion University (ODU) is seeking applications for the next Executive Director of The Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics.

The successful applicant will have a strong record of funded research in the general field of Bioelectrics, which includes biology, engineering and biomedical engineering, as well as proven expertise as an educator and mentor and be qualified for appointment to the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor. A competitive start-up package will be provided. The Executive Director reports to the Vice President for Research and has an academic appointment in one of the University’s Colleges.

The Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics is an interdisciplinary, department-like University Research Center, composed of approximately 75 members, including seventeen tenured/tenure-track and research faculty, trained in the fields of biomedicine and engineering. Currently active research programs total nearly $6 million and focus on Cancer Therapeutics, Cardiopulmonary Disease, fundamental mechanisms of Cell and Tissue Electromodulation, Plasma Bioengineering and Pulse Power Engineering. Center faculty enjoy productive collaborations with faculty in the Colleges of Engineering, Sciences and Health Sciences, as well as with the neighboring Eastern Virginia Medical School. The Center occupies new laboratories equipped with state of the art core equipment. An AALAC-certified vivarium is located within the same building.

Founded in 1930, ODU is a public, metropolitan University that enrolls nearly 25,000 students in seven Colleges, employs >800 tenure/tenure-track faculty and has annual research expenditures of >$70 million. It is located in Norfolk, Virginia, part of the beautiful coastal Hampton Roads communities, http://www.virginia.org/regions/hamptonroads/ , 200 miles south of Washington, D.C.

Additional information about the Center and ODU can be found at https://www.odu.edu/bioelectrics.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

Specialization in Bioelectrics research.
Active Research program in Bioelectrics.
Strong track record of funded research.
Academic record of teaching and research that merits appointment as a tenured associate or full professor.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

Ph.D. in discipline relevant to Bioelectrics.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification

None

Preferred Qualifications
Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 07/01/2018
Application Review Date 11/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research statement, graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three references at https://jobs.odu.edu by clicking on Teaching and Research Faculty opportunities. Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. .

Telework Friendly No
Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

College Home Page

https://www.odu.edu/research

Department Home Page

https://www.odu.edu/bioelectrics

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Higheredjobs.com
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    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Jobs.Virginia.gov
    • Old Dominion University website
    • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
    • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for Professional References
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Statement of Research Interests
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document