Vice Dean for Natural Sciences and Research Infrastructure002 Jenkins Hall
The Vice Dean for Natural Sciences and Research Infrastructure represents the dean in approving natural sciences faculty searches, assists in faculty recruitment, coordinates faculty mentoring and reviews, approves tenure and promotion dossiers, coordinates the rotation of departmental chairmanships, and discusses retirement options with faculty. Full portfolio available in the Faculty Handbook.
As vice dean for research infrastructure, this role represents the school in the Provost’s Office of Research and cultivates ties with other science-intensive divisions of the university and external institutions. The vice dean also plays an active role in space planning and infrastructure needs conversations, including research core facilities.