Hi all-
Here's an opportunity out our way -- U Minn Rochester is focused on health sciences and has a very interesting curriculum.  Lots of opportunity in this newly established school.  Please pass this on to those who may be interested.  


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Date: January 17, 2011 5:21:26 PM CST
To: Cathy Manduca <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: position at UMR

Dear Cathy,

Here is the announcement for the director position I mentioned to you:

The University of Minnesota Rochester is looking for a Director of the Center for Learning Innovation, which is the academic unit for the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences ( The University of Minnesota Rochester was established in 2006 and admitted its first freshmen in Fall 2009 into the B.S. in Health Sciences. The Center currently houses ten tenure track faculty and ten instructors across a variety of disciplines (

We are looking for a senior faculty member at the rank of professor (tenured) to provide visionary leadership as the Director of the Center for Learning Innovation (CLI). The successful candidate will lead the development and delivery of an integrated curriculum for the B.S. in Health Sciences, foster the professional development of faculty and staff, and promote the development of a research program in learning. The Director is responsible for the annual performance evaluations of faculty and staff; the recommendation for continuing appointment, promotion and tenure; and faculty and staff workload assignments, and other duties as appropriate.

For further details, please visit

I would very much appreciate if you could share this announcement with individuals who might be interested in this position.


Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Director of the Center for Learning Innovation
Director of Graduate Studies, Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology

HHMI and Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor

University of Minnesota Rochester
300 University Square
111 South Broadway                  VOICE 507-258-8006
Rochester, MN 55904                 FAX 507-258-8004

Cathryn A. Manduca
Director, Science Education Resource Center
Executive Director, National Association of Geoscience Teachers

Carleton College
1 N College Street
Northfield MN  55057
507 222 7096