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Dean, College of Pharmacy

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Fort Worth, Texas

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Dean, College of Pharmacy

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) seeks a visionary leader to serve as the Dean of the UNT System College of Pharmacy. HSC is one of the nation's premier academic medical centers. HSC’s six schools specialize in patient-centered education, research, and health care.

The HSC campus offers the nation's most comprehensive health science education on a single campus. It has more than 1.476 million square feet of state-of-the-art facilities to support our purpose of transforming lives to improve the lives of others. The first immersive virtual reality center in Texas, the HSC Regional Simulation Center, opened in 2022. The clinical enterprise of HSC, housed in the 140,000 square foot Health Pavilion, serves as a learning laboratory while welcoming patients from across the region for primary care and specialized services. The research enterprise, housed in more than 200,000 square feet of laboratory spaces, serves to generate sponsored research awards which surpassed $100 million in 2022. Our 2,338 students, 1,152 staff, and 285 faculty work side by side to impact communities in Fort Worth and across Texas.

The UNT System College of Pharmacy (COP) was established in 2013. The COP is committed to developing patient-centered pharmacy professionals trained in an interprofessional environment. COP advocates a team healthcare concept coupled with optimizing health through discovery. Areas of research innovation in the College include health outcomes, drug discovery, and development. The College was recognized nationally for its rapid growth in total research rankings among pharmacy schools, rising from No. 54 in 2019 to No. 36 in 2021.

The College of Pharmacy offers the following programs: Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) with special emphasis for HSC PharmD Students: Emphasis in Pharmacy Compounding and Emphasis in Pharmacometrics, Dual Degree Programs: PharmD/MPH and MS/PhD with an emphasis in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacotherapy (through School of Biomedical Sciences),

Certificate Programs (100% Online): Certificate in Pharmacometrics, Certificate in Drug Discovery and Development, Certificate in Applied Health Outcomes Research, Master's and Doctoral Programs:

Graduate Programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacotherapy (MS/PhD), Research-based program Master of Science, Drug Discovery and Development and Master of Science, Applied Outcomes Research, and Post-Graduate Training: Pharmacy Residency Programs and Pharmacy Resident Teaching Certificate.

The Dean of the College of Pharmacy will build collaborative relationships and innovative programs, recruit an outstanding faculty and staff, organize and direct the process leading to the College's accreditation, and expand and build upon partnerships in this uniquely pivotal opportunity. The College has 46 continuing faculty, 19 adjunct faculty, and 63 staff. Twelve colleagues report to the Dean, with eight being direct reports and four serving as Assistant/Associate Deans whose official reporting line is to their department chair. The College of Pharmacy’s annual operating budget is approximately $15 million. Student enrollment in the College exceeds 360 students.

The ideal candidate will be a recognized thought leader in academic pharmacy with a substantial body of published scholarly work; considerable visibility in the pharmacy research community; and the capacity to exercise leadership at the local, state, and national levels. Candidates must have qualifications commensurate with tenure at the rank of Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

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For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:

Jim Sirianni, Managing Director
Mark Halligan, Senior Associate
Storbeck Search

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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