Associate Dean for Research and Discovery Search

Research in the laboratory

The University of Minnesota’s School of Dentistry is seeking to enrich the diversity of the University community and invites applications for a full-time tenured faculty position to serve as the Associate Dean for Research and Discovery.

The Associate Dean provides strategic leadership for research initiatives; fosters translational, interdisciplinary and inter-professional research initiatives; serves as a member of the Dean’s executive leadership team; and collaborates with the University’s research community.


We look forward to upcoming presentations and public interviews for the next University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Associate Dean for Research. This position is critical in advancing our mission of scientific discovery. Candidates will present on their research and their vision for research at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry during the following forums:

Candidate #1: 12:00-1:00 pm, Monday, May 16
Candidate #2: 12:00-1:00 pm, Monday, May 23

We will post candidate information the Friday before each presentation. Each presentation will be in-person and live streamed and then posted on the search website within approximately 48 hours. We hope you will participate as possible and share your feedback by completing the evaluation form posted on the search website.

Public forums:

Candidate 1: 12:00-1:00 p.m., Monday, May 16 (Zoom and 6-410 Moos Tower)

 

More Information

For more information about the search process, please contact Elizabeth Marsh ([email protected]), Human Resources partner. 

Search Committee Members

  • Boyen Huang, DDS, MHA, PhD – associate professor, School of Dentistry, Primary Dental Care
  • Mark Herzberg, DDS, PhD – professor, School of Dentistry, Diagnostic & Biological Sciences
  • Julie Olson, PhD – associate professor, School of Dentistry, Diagnostic & Biological Sciences, Chair
  • Wook-Jin Seong, DDS, MS, PhD, FACP – associate professor, Restorative Sciences
  • Joel Mixon – Staff, associate director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, School of Dentistry
  • Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD – professor, School of Nursing, Associate Dean for Research 
  • Anja-Katrin Bielinsky, PhD – professor, Medical School