Saint Louis University (SLU) seeks a visionary and inspiring leader to become inaugural Dean of the newly established School of Science and Engineering (SSE). Founded in 1818 and the oldest university west of the Mississippi River, SLU is a private urban research university offering undergraduate and graduate programs to over 13,000 students. In recent years, SLU has seen significant growth in its academic programs and campus life in addition to rapid growth in grant-funded and scholarly research, donor support, and student outcomes. One of 12 colleges and schools within SLU, SSE was formed in the reorganization of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology. SSE is a new academic entity designed to strengthen the University’s growth in STEM areas, to improve student opportunities and outcomes, and to foster a collaborative research environment consistent with both the University’s goal to become a Carnegie 1 research university within the next five years and the University’s Catholic Jesuit Mission.
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Screening will begin in November and continue until an appointment is made. Applications (including CV; a cover letter addressing interest, leadership philosophy, and commitment to diversity; and the names of five references) should be submitted using DSG’s candidate portal here. Nominations and inquiries should be directed to SLUDeanSSE@divsearch.com.
Saint Louis University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to providing fair treatment of all in the SLU community on the basis of merit.