The Kennedy College of Sciences is pleased to announce the formation of a Search Committee for the selection of a highly qualified candidate to fill the position of Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. This appointment is a critical step in advancing our college’s mission and achieving our strategic objectives. 

The Search Committee will be responsible for conducting a comprehensive search process to identify, evaluate and recommend candidates who possess the necessary qualifications, experience, and vision to excel in this role. The committee comprises a diverse group of individuals who bring a range of perspectives and expertise to ensure a fair and inclusive selection process. 

Members of the search committee are: 

  • Jeffrey Moore (Biological Sciences)
  • Marina Ruths (Chemistry)
  • Anna Rumshisky (Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences )
  • Juliette Rooney-Varga (Environmental, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)
  • Ravi Montenegro (Mathematics & Statistics)
  • Viktor Podolskiy (Physics & Applied Physics)– Committee Chair
  • Elizabeth Fortin (Dean’s Office)
  • Nancy Smith (Dean’s Office)
  • Michael Graves (MSP Rep)

Throughout the search process, the committee will uphold the principles of fairness, transparency and equal opportunity. We are committed to considering a diverse pool of qualified candidates and promoting inclusive practices in our recruitment efforts.

We look forward to a successful completion of this important search and the appointment of a dynamic individual who will make significant contributions to our organization. Updates on the progress of the search will be communicated in due course. 

Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to everyone’s participation in the process.