Tyler & Company Announces a New Client - the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for an Associate Dean of Research position

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Tyler & Company Announces a New Client - the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for an Associate Dean of Research position

ATLANTA– Tyler & Company has been selected by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing in Little Rock, Arkansas to conduct the search for their new associate dean of research.  

We welcome UAMS College of Nursing as our newest client and we are delighted to conduct this search and build a lasting relationship with an organization that focuses on improving the well-being and health care in their state and around the world.

UAMS ranks in the top 16 percent of all U.S. colleges and universities in research funding from the federal government.

The college of nursing offers educational programs to prepare professional nurses as generalists and for advanced practice, teaching, research, and administrative roles. The UAMS College of Nursing advances the body of nursing knowledge through scholarship research. This community of scholars contributes to nursing science through research activities that include theory testing, theory generating, and an applied or fundamental research nature. The UAMS College of Nursing focus areas includes cardiovascular health, mental health/addiction, oncology, older adult health, and lifestyle interventions.

The associate dean of research is responsible for fostering research and scholarship productivity for the faculty. This position also works in partnership with the Office of Sponsored Programs Administrative Network (OSPAN) and oversees activities for advancing research and fostering scholarship initiatives on campus, in the state, regionally and nationally, and attracting support at the state and national levels.

Leading the UAMS search is Tyler & Company Vice President Maron Spears Karr; Senior Consultant Amy Rose; and Research Assistant Erin Weatherly.

“This opportunity is really focused on making a difference with an eye on what the global impact can be. It makes for an exciting search. You can tell there is a direct relation with what they want in their new associate dean of research and the UAMC’s mission – to improve the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans and others in the region, nation, and world,” said Karr.

The ideal candidate will hold a doctoral degree in nursing or a health-related field, and an outstanding record of scholarly achievement and sustained program of extramurally funded research. They will also hold national recognition as a research scientist, leader and mentor in graduate nursing programs. For more information, please refer to the position specification.

 “A great deal of the UAMS research focuses on improving the lives of the people in their community and around the world. The perfect candidate will bring new research ideas and a new research focus – and still focus on rural health and the health importance of Arkansas,” continued Karr.

We are confident that our process – founded on client satisfaction, customization, and a high-touch and transparent approach – will deliver outstanding results as we seek the best fit for the associate dean of research for UAMS College of Nursing.

Tyler & Company is a full-service retained executive search firm specializing in recruiting top talent for healthcare, academic medicine and life sciences. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, the firm’s mission is to provide personalized, high-touch service through experienced and dedicated consultants and vice presidents. Tyler & Company is part of the Jackson Healthcare® family of companies. For more information, please visit tylerandco.com.


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