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University of New England

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Job title: College of Pharmacy Dean Search
Job location: Biddeford, ME 04005 United States
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Date posted: 02/24/10
Job type: Full-Time

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Job Category:Academic - Dean

Job Description

Job description:
<p><strong>College</strong><strong> of Pharmacy Dean Search</strong><strong> - Extended</strong></p> <p><a name="textblocknohdr277051"></a><a name="CP_JUMP_277051"></a>The University of New England invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Pharmacy.</p> <p>The University has embarked on building a new College of Pharmacy with a strong research mission. The College of Pharmacy has successfully obtained pre-candidate status with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and in September 2009 welcomed its first class of 100 pharmacy doctoral students. The four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program will continue to accept 100 students per year for a total of 400 students.</p> <p>The College's research orientation will distinguish it from other pharmacy schools in northern New England. With a goal to be one of the top ranked pharmacy schools in the nation, we are seeking candidates with experience in scientific and clinical research to successfully guide this exciting period of growth. Current areas of research focus include drug discovery and development, therapeutic biomarkers, drug delivery methods, nutraceuticals, herbal medicines, and strategies for assessing individual variations in drug response.</p> <p>The University of New England's state-of-the-art College of Pharmacy building, completed in August 2009, is the first facility devoted entirely to pharmacy academic studies and research in the state of Maine. The building is registered for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification with the U.S. Green Building Council and provides 12,000 square feet on each of four floors for a total of 48,000 square feet.</p> <p>The Dean's primary responsibilities include the academic oversight for all programs within the College of Pharmacy including the curriculum, planning and management of the operating budget, and development and implementation of strategies to promote the growth of the College's basic science, clinical, and health services research programs. The COP Dean works collaboratively as a member of the University's leadership team, including the Deans of the other three colleges and senior administration, to advance the College and University strategic plans. The Dean also promotes advancement of interprofessional health science education and research, and represents the College and University in the public and professional communities.</p> <p>The successful candidate will be a Pharm.D. and/or Ph.D., with an outstanding record of effective leadership in pharmacy education. Evidence for this may include a distinguished record in academic administration, excellence in the practice of clinical pharmacy and/or internationally recognized research/scholarship. Proven management experience, requisite expertise in working collaboratively with faculty and healthcare professionals, and strong interpersonal skills are essential.</p> <p>The University of New England is an independent, coeducational university with a strong, integrated health sciences mission enrolling over 4,000 students in four Colleges (Arts and Sciences, Health Professions, Osteopathic Medicine and Pharmacy). UNE has campuses in the coastal community of Biddeford, and another 30 minutes north in Portland, Maine's largest city. The College of Pharmacy is housed in state of the art academic and research facilities on the Portland campus.</p> <p>Review of nominations and applications will continue until the position is filled. All candidate information will be held in strictest confidence. Qualified applicants should forward an electronic version of their curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to the</p> <p>Office of Human Resources<br />University of New England<br />716 Stevens Avenue<br />Portlan

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