Employment Opportunities

Associate Director for Research in Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics

A Special Professional Faculty Position


The University of Notre Dame announces a new rank-open special professional faculty position as Professor of the Practice in Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics (AD&T) to serve as the Associate Director for Research (AD-R). Duties will span teaching (20%), research (40%), and service (40%). Teaching responsibilities will focus on outreach and multi-PI efforts, especially as it relates to AD&T’s translational mission and multi-PI and Research Center projects. Research responsibilities will be executed through opportunities for collaborative research, fitting into the scientific framework of AD&T. The AD-R is expected to identify and apply for funding on behalf of AD&T and may also apply for research grants for collaborative research. Service responsibilities will involve oversight of research administrative functions within AD&T, as well as primary responsibility for developing and maintaining the community around the Initiative and the scientific thrusts of AD&T.


Candidates must have a doctorate with a history of accomplishment in research, whether in the academy, the national labs or industry. In addition, candidates will be expected to have excellent organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills, especially the ability to communicate with audiences with varied backgrounds, as well as exceptional scientific judgment.


Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a detailed plan for professional development within the context of AD&T’s mission (http://advanceddiagnostics.nd.edu/) to Paul W. Bohn, Director, AD&T (http://apply.interfolio.com/50997). Candidates must also provide the names of at least three persons willing to supply letters of recommendation to the search committee. Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.


The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).