Job Summary The College of Pharmacy at Roosevelt University invites applications and nominations for the Chair, Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences. This leadership position provides a unique opportunity for involvement in the building of an exciting academic pharmacy program, recruiting faculty, and shaping the scholarship agenda of the department. Presently the department consists of approximately 20 faculty with plans to establish post-graduate residents/fellows.
Reporting to the Dean, the Chair of Clinical and Administrative Sciences is responsible for faculty recruitment and retention, departmental leadership and mentorship, faculty evaluations, budgetary preparation, clinical services development, and residency program development. The Chair provides vision in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service within the department, as well as teaching in his/her area of expertise. The successful candidate will be instrumental in fostering collaboration between faculty from the disciplines of clinical, social, administrative and pharmaceutical sciences, as well as collaborative efforts with other colleges in course delivery and scholarly activities. Presently there are joint degree offerings for students with the College of Business (MBA) and a local university that offers a master's degree in public health (MPH).
This individual is responsible for identifying practice sites for clinical faculty, establishing a practice plan for clinical services, stimulating scholarly agendas across the department and into external sites, and developing value-added services that support the practice communities in which students and faculty are engaged. Scholarly activities within the Department will include a focus on health promotion and public health, health economics and outcomes assessment, and patient medication safety.
Located in contemporary award winning academic facilities adjacent to a vibrant metropolitan area, the College has successfully enrolled three classes of PharmD students (approximately 66 students per class) on the Schaumburg campus located in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. The Doctor of Pharmacy program was awarded Candidate accreditation status during the June 20-24, 2012, meeting of the ACPE Board of Directors and will have an on-site visit in April 2014 for the evaluation of full accreditation status.
Candidates must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and group communication skills and excel in working within a shared governance model of faculty and administrators. The position is a full-time 12-month faculty (tenure track) appointment. Individuals with an entrepreneurial-sprit and a collegial approach to their work are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Qualifications The successful candidate will hold a professional degree in pharmacy (BS or PharmD) from an accredited US program (or equivalent) and the appropriate terminal degree qualifying for an appointment at the rank of associate or full professor and demonstrate a record of successful academic or practice leadership.