Rowan University is seeking an innovative and entrepreneurial leader to serve as the Dean of both the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) and the School of Health Professions (SHP). The Dean will help to set the visions for CSM and SHP in collaboration with faculty, staff, and students within the framework of the University’s strategic plan. As the chief academic and administrative officer of CSM and SHP, the Dean’s responsibilities include: (1) oversight, enhancement, and development of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs; (2) facilitation and expansion of research; (3) budgetary oversight, fundraising, and development of new revenue sources; (4) alumni relations; and (5) promotion of a diverse and inclusive environment. The Dean is charged with helping to implement and further develop the overall vision of Rowan University’s long-term strategic initiative of moving from a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University R3 (Moderate Research Activity) to an R1 (Highest Research Activity).
The successful candidate will possess the following:
A terminal degree in one of the College’s or School’s disciplines or a related field from an accredited institution
An established record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service appropriate to the rank of Full Professor with tenure, including a sustained and successful externally funded research program
Experience with research enterprises that incorporate multiple investigators
An approach to instruction and mentoring that focuses on preparing students for science, math and health careers.
Experience with developing collaborations for interdisciplinary education and research
Outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated success in administration, fundraising, budget and personnel management, and facilitation of grant acquisitions
Experience with strategic planning and new program development
A comprehensive understanding of faculty needs, in order to enhance pedagogy, research activity, growth, and collaboration
A vision for continued and expanded academic development and industry partnership
The College of Science & Mathematics enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Physics & Astronomy, and Psychology. The School of Health Professions has over 1000 undergraduate and graduate students in the Departments of Health & Exercise Science and Nursing. Further information is available at www.rowan.edu/csm and www.rowan.edu/sbshp.
The position will be available July 1, 2018. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must contain a letter of interest that includes a vision statement and clear description of qualifications, a current vita, and names and contact information for three references. All applications must be submitted through our online applicant tracking system.
Inquiries only may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Anthony Lowman, at email@example.com.
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cul...tural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.