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Montana State University is seeking to hire an effective and impactful leader to serve as Vice President of Research, Graduate Education and Economic Development and provide institution-wide leadership for the University’s nationally and internationally renowned research, graduate education and economic development initiatives.  Montana State is one of only 130 universities in the U.S. designated as an institution with very high research activity by the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research’s Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided by June 10, 2019. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. A complete application will include a letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position’s duties, responsibilities and qualifications, a current résumé or curriculum vitae, and a list of names of five references (including titles, institutions and contact information). Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.    

Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to:

Betty Turner Asher, Partner

Kevin Bennett, Senior Executive Search Consultant