Following the announcement that Dr. Gerald Holder will step down as U.S. Steel Dean of the Swanson School of Engineering, the University of Pittsburgh is conducting a search for a new Dean. All interested parties are invited to review the information below.
Please review the Position Specification for the Dean of the Swanson School of Engineering.
Nomination and Application Process
Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Interested candidates should submit confidentially, in electronic form (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF files preferred), a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Pitt.Swanson@russellreynolds.com.
All materials and inquiries will be held in strict confidence until the final stages of the search, at which time the express permission of the finalists will be obtained before making their candidacies public. References will not be contacted without the prior knowledge and approval of the candidate.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Stephen Wisniewski (Chair)
Vice Provost for Data and Information
Eric J. Beckman
Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
Harvey S. Borovetz
Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering; Robert L Hardesty Professor of Surgery
Karen M. Bursic
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Industrial Engineering
Engineering undergraduate student
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Alan D. George, Ph.D., FIEEE
Chair and Mickle Chair Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Retired Global Vice President, ExxonMobil
University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees
Chair, Swanson School of Engineering Board of Visitors
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science; Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence
PhD Student, Materials Science and Engineering
Brian A. Vidic
Executive Director, Research Operations & Business Engagement
The committee will hold an open forum meeting to allow members of the Pitt community to provide input into the search process. The open forum will take place on Friday, September 15, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the the O'Hara Student Center Dining Room (on the first floor).
The committee invites Pitt community members and friends to share thoughts and feedback regarding the next Dean through a Community Survey.
If you have general questions regarding the search, please contact SSOEDeanSearch@pitt.edu. Additional information about the application process will be provided as it is available.