1. Number of Positions: 1
2. Employer: Farris State university
Ferris State University College of Pharmacy invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean/Academic Department Head of Pharmaceutical Sciences/Director of Research & Discovery. The Assistant Dean serves as a leader in the College in the innovation of teaching, research, and service.
The successful candidate will manage, direct and provide quality leadership for the administrative activities of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy by coordinating and supervising the administrative duties to include: budgeting, personnel management, departmental program development and policies and procedures. The Assistant Dean will plan, direct, and supervise research programs for the College of Pharmacy; assure that the academic needs of the students are served in an effective manner; and plan, direct, and supervise the coordination of the academic programs within the department including supervision of faculty and staff.
Ferris State University’s 880-acre main campus is located in the mid-Michigan city of Big Rapids, just a few hours from Chicago and Detroit, and about an hour from Lake Michigan beaches, downhill ski resorts and the city attractions of Grand Rapids – Michigan’s second largest city. It is a small, scenic community with approximately 13,000 students and 15,000 residents. Big Rapids/Mecosta County – with its green rolling hills, numerous golf courses, trails, beautiful lakes and waterways – has something for everyone to enjoy.
4. Qualifications: Ph.D. in pharmaceutical science related discipline. Demonstrated experience in higher education commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor. Evidence of successful extramural research funding with dissemination in peer reviewed publications. Demonstrated management, administration or leadership in higher education, professional/relevant governmental organizations, committees, or work teams. Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work with diverse academic populations; and utilize, recommend or promote effective modes of student instruction.
5. Location: Big Rapids, Michigan
6. Contact: Interested applicants should apply through: https://employment.ferris.edu