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The position: Director of the Dr. Jean M. Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying Abuse and School Violence at the University at Buffalo.
Location: Buffalo, N.Y.
Job duties: The director will manage the newly established center, overseeing all aspects of its operation. He or she will particpate in collaborative research with other UB schools and departments along with Graduate School of Education faculty who are involved with one or more of the strategic strengths in GSE. The director will also teach, work with graduate students, direct dissertations and identify/obtain outside funding and support.
The company: As part of the State University of New York system, UB is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. The University (http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/education-planning/cheaper-alternatives-americas-top-colleges) has more than 27,000 students and 12,000 employees.
Requirements: Applicants must hold a doctorate degree as well as a record of funded research. Applicants must be scholars with an established national or international reputation. This role requires administrative experience, and reference letters while not required, will be accepted. Applicants must submit a package of materials that includes contact information for references, a research statement, a teaching statement, a cover letter and resume.
Extra perks: The University offers flexible work arrangements, on-site childcare, family leave and health & wellness programs. There is also a UB home loan guaranty program.
Interesting info: UB's alumni include the founder of Miramax Films, the CEO of Paramount Pictures, NASA's lead astronaut for medical issues, and a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist for the Washington Post.
Other opportunities: The University offers many opportunities for research (http://www.mainstreet.com/article/family/family-health/pre-surgery-research-can-avert-bill-shock) scientists, as well as opportunities for professors and assistant professors. It also needs clinic directors, software engineers, staff assistants, a chairman of neurology and a construction site manager.