National Search, Vice President for Research
The University of Minnesota Office of the President has announced a national search for a Vice President for Research. This leadership opportunity will provide strategic vision and implementation for the Office of the Vice President for Research, leading efforts to promote collaboration across the University of Minnesota and beyond. More information and the position profile will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
The Search Committee, chaired by Rachel Croson, Executive Vice President and Provost, and Jakub Tolar, Medical School Dean and Vice President for Clinical Affairs, are leading this effort. The committee met for the first time on January 6 to begin their work. Next, they will host listening sessions with key stakeholders to help inform the position profile and the search process moving forward. Comprehensive recruiting efforts will take place through March, followed by confidential interviews planned in April, and public interviews with the University community expected before the end of the semester.
Feedback about the position and the search process are welcome. Please provide your comments and suggestions to the search committee.
- November 4, 2021 - General Announcement of Search
- January 13, 2022 - Senior Leader Search Update
- January 20-21, 2022 - Stakeholder Listening Sessions (by invitation)
For more information about the search process, please contact Kate Stuckert (firstname.lastname@example.org), Senior Assistant to the President, or the search committee co-chairs.
Search Committee Members
Rachel Croson, Co-Chair
Executive Vice President and Provost
Jakub Tolar, Co-Chair
Medical School Dean and Vice President for Clinical Affairs
Dean, College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Pharmacy, and Council of Research Associate Deans (CRAD) Chair
Assistant Professor, College of Biological Sciences
Head, Division of Agriculture, Natural Science and Technology, UMC
Associate Vice President for Research and Deputy Institutional Official, Office of the Vice President for Research
Graduate Student, Medical School (COGS)
Professor, Division of Humanities, UMM
Graduate Student, College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences, and President of the Council of Graduate Students (COGS)
Associate Dean for Research, College of Education and Human Development
Zebrafish Core Facility Manager, Medical School
Professor, College of Pharmacy, and Senate Research Committee Chair
Director, Natural Resources Research Institute, UMD
Director of Research Strategy and Operations, Medical School