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Dean, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Western New England University

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2019
Title Dean, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
University Western New England University
Springfield, MA, United States
Department College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Dean
  • Pharmacy - General

Western New England University seeks a creative, entrepreneurial, and visionary leader to serve as the Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Reporting directly to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is responsible for providing leadership and vision in the strategic planning and implementation of programs within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences as exemplified in the College Strategic Plan.

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, offers Pharm.D. as well as the Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD). There is also a joint degree offering for the Pharm.D/MBA with the College of Business.

The Dean is responsible for faculty development and evaluation and general matters related to the continuing well-being of the college and its faculty, staff, and students. The Dean will also work cooperatively to strengthen interdisciplinary programs offered collaboratively with the other academic units at the University (Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Business and the School of Law). Finally, the successful candidate will also lead ongoing accreditation efforts as well as advocate for the College with local, state, and regional stakeholders as well as with alumni.

Candidates should have a terminal degree in pharmacy or a related field with an academic record that makes them appointable at the level of full professor; should have a record of accomplishment in a leadership role in higher education; should demonstrate commitment to teaching and research; and should be ready to fully engage on a leadership team that values collaboration, innovation, and commitment to excellence.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, brief plan for research and scholarship, and the contact information of three references. The position is available July 1, 2020 with the review of applications to begin immediately.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Celebrating its Centennial in the year 2019, Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

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  • Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

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