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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

General Information


Job title: Dean, School of Pharmacy, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Job location: Edwardsville -- Midwest, IL 62026 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 11/10/10
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience.

Job Classification

Job Category:Academic - Dean

Job Description

Job description:
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites nominations and applications for the Dean of the School of Pharmacy during this exciting transitional period from a new and developing program to a period of growth and maturity. The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the School. Candidates must have an earned doctorate degree (Pharm. D. or Ph.D.), and a sustained record of academic leadership, teaching and scholarly accomplishment commensurate with a tenured appointment at the level of Professor in a department of the School. The candidate must have a clear understanding and vision of the role that practicing pharmacists will play in the future of American healthcare. The duties of the Dean encompass/embrace facilitation of the School’s planning process, budget management, faculty and personnel management and development, administration of facilities and equipment, the oversight and promotion of existing academic programs as well as advocacy for the development of new programs, fundraising, and public relations. The School of Pharmacy embraces the educational philosophy of the University, which is dedicated to communication, expansion and integration of knowledge through excellence in its teaching programs; scholarly, creative and research activity of its faculty, staff and students; and professional and community service. The Dean will report to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled. The position will be available on or after July 1, 2011. Application packages should include a letter of intent; a separate statement of educational and administrative philosophy; current vitae; three letters of recommendation addressing the qualifications above; and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three additional references. Letters of nomination are also welcome. These materials should be sent electronically to: with the subject line “SOP Dean Application.” For more information, email Dr. Michael Crider at Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

As an affirmative action employer, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville offers employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed or religion, age, sex, national origin, or disability.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Candidates must have an earned doctorate (Pharm. D. or Ph.D.), with significant scholarly or creative accomplishments to warrant appointment at the rank of full professor in a Department in the School. Significant administrative, organizational or governance experience at the level of department chair or higher, with evidence of leadership, is required.
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