Associate Dean for Research Search

Associate Dean for Research Search

We have formed a committee to conduct a national search for the next Associate Dean for Research & Director of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station (AES).

Position Description

The position description was developed by the search committee with input from listening sessions.

Search Committee

Bryan Garton, Chair, Search Committee (Associate Dean)

Corinne Valdivia, Associate Professor (Applied Social Sciences)

Jared Decker, Assistant Professor & State Beef Extension Specialist (Animal Sciences)

Jack Tanner, Professor & Interim Director (Biochemistry)

Bongkosh Vardhanabhuti, Associate Professor (Food Systems & Biological Engineering)

Sonja Wilhelm Stanis, Associate Professor (Natural Resources)

Bob Sharp, Professor (Plant Sciences)

David Davis, Superintendent, Forage Systems Research Center (Research Centers)

Kathy Haynes, Chief Financial Officer (CAFNR Business Services)

Sam Bish, Sr. Licensing & Business Development Associate (Life Sciences & Agriculture)

Shannon King, PhD Student (Biochemistry)

Bruce Hibbard, USDA-ARS Plant Genetics Research Unit and Adjunct Professor

Dan Cassidy, Chief Administrative Officer, Missouri Farm Bureau

Garrett Hawkins, Deputy Director, Missouri Department of Agriculture

Greg Luce, Director of Research, Missouri Soybean Association

Don Nikodim, Executive Director, Missouri Pork Association

Staffed by:

Tim McIntosh, Director, Talent Fulfillment, UM System

Lena Johnson, Executive Assistant, CAFNR – Office of Academic Programs

Tracy Fuemmeler, Senior HR Consultant, Executive Initiatives – UM System