East Carolina University — Vice Chancellor for Research, Economic Development, and Engagement

East Carolina University (ECU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Research, Economic Development, and Engagement.  The Vice Chancellor is responsible for providing vision, strategic direction, and oversight for activities related to the promotion of research and research administration; engagement, innovation, and economic development; and centers and institutes.

This leader is charged with providing the vision and strategic planning necessary to develop and enhance the quality and visibility of the University’s research and academic programs, as well as integrating these programs into economic development.  Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the Vice Chancellor for REDE is a member of the Executive Council and also joins the Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, and the Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to form the Academic Council.

East Carolina University (ECU) enjoys a proud heritage and record of contribution since its founding in 1907. ECU is the third largest in the University of North Carolina system, which consists of the state’s 16 degree-granting public institutions. Named one of the best colleges in the Southeast region by the Princeton Review, ECU is among those deemed “Best in the Southeast” based on the quality of its academic programs. Building upon its rich history, ECU’s next century will be marked by the help it provides to more students, the number of diseases cured and the building of a new economy.

The University is located in a residential community in Greenville, North Carolina on 1,400 acres, with six million square feet of academic, research and residential space. Enrollment has grown at ECU by more than 21% over the last decade to a current student body of approximately 28,300 students.  The University confers more than 5,800 degrees annually and has approximately 140,000 alumni and a work force of 5,600, which includes 1,700 full time faculty.  There are 12 colleges and schools, including an Honors College and Graduate School with 15 research doctoral, six professional doctoral, 76 master’s, 93 bachelor’s, and two intermediate degrees; 80 departmental certificates.

Visit http://www.carterbaldwin.com/opportunities/ecu_vcrede to learn more.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to: ECUResearch@carterbaldwin.com

For more information about the search, please contact:
Bill Peterson, 678-448-0013 / bpeterson@carterbaldwin.com
Chris Hornsby, 678-448-0003 / chornsby@carterbaldwin.com

For more information about the University, please visit www.ecu.edu.

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).


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