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CSU Search for Vice President for Research

Colorado State University seeks a dynamic leader and scholar to serve as its next Vice President for Research. CSU is a research powerhouse, consistently ranked among the top performing research universities in the nation with faculty research productivity also highly ranked among top public research universities. The Vice President for Research will lead a robust research enterprise that has increased by 46% in the past decade, climbing year-after-year to hit a record $456.9 million in 2022. This position serves on the President’s Cabinet and Executive Leadership Team and reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice President. The VPR works in partnership with the president, provost, deans, other vice presidents and the campus community to advance the University’s reputation as an internationally recognized institution with the highest Carnegie ranking. CSU is dedicated to the values of access and inclusive excellence, and the intellectual development of future leaders for a diverse global community.

Additional information is available online at https://president.colostate.edu/vpr-leadership-profile/

If you have any interest or know of any candidates who may be a strong fit, please consider applying or encouraging your colleagues to apply.

To apply, please submit an application at  https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/128637 before the full consideration date of July 24, 2023.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

For any questions or to submit nominations/recommendations, please contact the search chair:


James Pritchett, PhD
Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences
Director, Agricultural Experiment Station
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1101
work: 970-491-5496
fax: 970-491-4895
email: [email protected]