University of Idaho, College of Science: Dean Finalists

Tuesday, October 30 2012

The search advisory committee is pleased to announce that four finalists will interview for the position of dean of the College of Science. The finalists will each give a presentation of their vision for the college. All interested faculty, staff and constituents are encouraged to participate in this open session or review the recorded sessions which will be available on the website following the final candidate’s presentation. Please remember to provide your feedback through the secure and confidential online form. Information about the interviews, including full CVs of the candidates, will be posted at

The open sessions will begin with 15-20 minutes of ‘meet and greet’ followed by a 20 to 30 minutes presentation and a 30 minute Q&A period. Please schedule these sessions on your calendar today – you feedback is important to us.

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 9:45 – 11 a.m.
Thomas Owens, University of South Carolina
Professor and chair, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences; director, South Carolina Seismic Network; director, Guinea Equatorial GEOsciences Program

Friday, Nov. 9, 9:45 – 11 a.m.
Renee Reijo Pera, Stanford University
Professor in the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; director, Doctoral Program in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine; director, Center for Reproductive and Stem Cell Biology

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 9:45 – 11 a.m.
Paul Joyce, University of Idaho
Interim dean, College of Science; professor, Department of Mathematics; professor, Department of Statistics; professor of Bioinformatics, graduate program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Friday, Nov. 16, 9:45 – 11 a.m.
Edward Jarroll, Lehman College – CUNY
Professor, Department of Biological Sciences; member of the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology PhD Program; member of the Biochemistry PhD Program