Search: Vice Provost for Research

Nominations and applications for the position of Vice Provost for Research are now being solicited. The search will be national in scope and seeks candidates having a strong record of research and scholarship. Internal candidates must hold a position of full professor in an academic department of the University. External candidates will be expected to demonstrate qualifications to merit such an appointment.

The Vice Provost for Research is responsible to the Provost for the development and implementation of policies and procedures that promote excellence in research across the University. In this capacity the Vice Provost explores potential new areas for research and oversees long- range planning efforts with respect to research and to research facilities and support at the University, provides leadership and coordination of multi-disciplinary research programs, and represents Penn to federal and other funding agencies.

The position is available in July, 1996. Nominations and applications should include all relevant information which will help the search committee in evaluating the application. The review of applications will begin February 1, 1996. Nominations should be sent to my attention to the Office of the Provost, 110 College Hall/6303. Any questions should be directed to Mrs. Linda Koons (898-8669; koons@pobox) in the Provost's Office, who is staffing the committee.

-- Lee Peachey, Chair
Vice Provost for Research, Search Committee