The Director of the Translational Medicine Institute will be a tenured (or eligible for tenure) faculty member with a proven track record of leadership of diverse teams, collegiality, and internationally recognized research credibility. The TMI Director will be responsible for defining and implementing the vision, strategy, culture, policy, processes and procedures, and building appropriate frameworks that will facilitate the primary purposes of the TMI. This will include advancing a robust research operation, facilitating commercialization of research and technologies, being actively involved in development and philanthropy, overseeing the execution of a comprehensive education program and ensuring the financial, research, and entrepreneurial success of the institute.
The Director will lead the TMI Leadership Team and any additional TMI-wide committees required to execute against the vision and mission of the institute. The Director must consistently model the leadership required to maintain the core values at the TMI as well as mentor others regarding these values. The TMI Director will mentor faculty on grant writing, career development and translation of research into the clinic or industry. The TMI Director provides input into evaluations for direct reports and associated TMI faculty/staff.
The Director is responsible for ongoing financial viability of the institute and will facilitate the acquisition of funding through activities such as the educational and entrepreneurial business enterprise, faculty initiated research grants and assisting in fundraising from sources outside of the typical granting agencies.
The Director is responsible for building and maintaining the national and international reputation of the TMI, in partnership with associated faculty, as well as marketing the TMI as a primary interface with internal and external groups, media, etc. The Director will also provide a conduit to the advisory boards and departmental, college and CSU administration, as well as key partners outside CSU, both academic and industry-related. This will include working closely with the CSU Foundation, CSU Research Foundation and CSU Ventures regarding commercialization strategies as well as industry partnerships.
The Director will interface with the TMI’s Executive Advisory Board (EAB) and the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).
•The EAB is an advisory board specifically available to the Director for seeking input, advice and direction. There is nota formal reporting relationship but rather, a strong influential and advisory relationship.
•The SAB is a scientific advisory board specifically available to the Director for seeking input, advice and direction to guide TMI scientists and leadership on its research enterprise and product development projects. There is not a formal reporting relationship but rather, a strong influential and advisory relationship. The SAB is a 3-year appointment term and anticipates two annual meetings in Fort Collins.
To view full posting announcement, interested individuals should apply to the following link; http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/73595.
Applications should include 1) a cover letter addressing the applicant’s qualifications, 2) resume or curriculum vitae, and 3) name and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
For full consideration, please submit application materials by February 18, 2020, 11:59pm MT. Additional information is available via email at ClinSciHR@colostate.edu
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
PhD/DVM/MD or equivalent
Tenured faculty (or eligible for Tenure based on academic performance or equivalent experience in industry)
Demonstrated success and collegiality leading diverse teams
Demonstrated research credentials
About Colorado State University
The Department of Clinical Sciences mission is to assure the health and productivity of animals to meet societal needs through high quality educational programs for professional veterinary medical students, graduate veterinarians, and the public through a faculty and veterinary medical center of excellence, and to advance and disseminate comparative biomedical knowledge in an environment of interdisciplinary collaboration.