The University of Massachusetts Lowell College of Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenured faculty position at the rank of Full Professor to serve as the founding Department Chair starting January 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. We are seeking a distinguished mid-career individual with the vision and leadership to launch the approved MS and PhD programs, recruit faculty within strategic research areas, assist with finalizing plans for new laboratory facilities, stimulate rapid growth of this new department and provide leadership in further development of research and academic programs.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Doctoral degree in pharmaceutical sciences or a related field
-5 - 10 years experience in pharmaceutical sciences
-Minimum 5 years experience at the rank of Tenured Associate Professor
-Demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service
-Strong record of external funding
-Experience in mentoring faculty
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
-Graduate level teaching experience
-Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
-Previous rank of full professor at a University
-Experience in fostering interdisciplinary research initiatives
Required Applicant Documents:(Online Submissions Only)
-Other Document 1
-Writing Sample- Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals
-Names and contact information of three references
Special Instructions to Applicants:
*REQUIRED- Attach to Other Document 1:Provide a summary of previous administrative experience and vision for developing a newly implemented pharmaceutical sciences department.
*This position is open until filled and review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Anticipated Hiring Range:Salary commensurate with experience
Apply online at: https://jobs.uml.edu