Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience

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Job TitleProfessor and Chair, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and NeurosciencePosition TitleProfessor and Chair, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and NeurosciencePosition NumberJob CategoryUniversity FacultyJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusMaywood-Health Sciences CampusLocation CodePHARMACOLOGY (06230A)Department NamePHARMACOLOGYIs this split and/or fully grant funded? Duties and Responsibilities

oEnsure that the overall teaching mission of the department is met
oTeach medical and graduate students
oActively participate in curriculum development and ensure the quality and integrity of each program
oEvaluate the viability of new programs/course requests
oActively participate in professional development to keep abreast of new developments in pharmacology and neuroscience research and education
oRecommend/appoint course directors and the graduate program director
oMentor faculty to establish and maintain an extramurally funded research program
oAssure the success of the departmental seminar series
oMaintain an extramurally funded research program
oActively support student research programs of the university such as the Discover Pharmacology and STAR programs
oFoster the successful development and implementation of new research programs
oServe on university committees
oActively participate in university activities such as interviewing faculty candidates and student applicants; St. Luke’s Day; St. Albert’s Day
oActively participate in activities that represent the university
oAssist in the recruitment of faculty and departmental staff
oAct as the first line of authority for faculty and staff
oEnsure that course directors, graduate program director, and faculty are in compliance with academic policies and procedures
oAct as the second line of authority for student complaints and concerns that cannot first be resolved by the graduate program director
oConduct annual evaluations of departmental faculty
oPlan and conduct faculty meetings
oActively encourage and support professional development of faculty
oProvide guidance and leadership to develop and implement department and program goals
oProvide leadership and maintain a climate of open communication, collegiality and teamwork within the department
oEstablish departmental committees as required
oAllocate departmental resources appropriately
oComply with all departmental reporting requirements, including surveys for strategic planning and accreditations
oProvide expert and reliable counsel and guidance to the Dean on all issues related to the department, the Stritch School of Medicine and Loyola University Chicago.

QualificationsPhysical DemandsWorking ConditionsMinimum Education and/or Work Experience

The department chair is a member of the full-time faculty of the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience who also holds an administrative appointment and is responsible for the overall development and success of the department. The chair provides leadership in teaching, research and service to the university and community. The chair is responsible and accountable for the overall management of the department personnel, financial resources, space, and academic programs. The chair provides a leadership role in curriculum and program development and interacts with all course directors and program directors to achieve department goals.

Overall responsibilities include: recruiting, supervising, and mentoring departmental faculty members; encouraging professional development of faculty; supporting the successful training of graduate students; reviewing and assessing curriculum; developing and managing department goals and finances; promoting faculty’s involvement in graduate and medical education; acting as a department liaison to the university administration and to external agencies; securing and being a good steward of departmental resources; providing leadership in the pursuit of scholarly excellence (publications and grant funding) and fostering an environment which is conducive to collaboration, innovation, positive thinking and collegiality.

The chair will establish and implement a 5-year strategic plan for the department that is in alignment with the overall goals/mission of the Stritch School of Medicine and Loyola University of Chicago. This plan will include input from allied stakeholders within the Loyola Community.

Open Date08/09/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Posting Number8550413Organizational LocationHEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUSPosting Details

Number of VacanciesDesired Start DatePosition End DateOpen Until FilledYesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement
  2. Research Statement
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Scholarly Publications
  5. Teaching Evaluations
  6. Other Document
  7. Unofficial Transcripts
  8. Multi Media
  9. Resume
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    Posted: 12/5/2019
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