Vice Dean, Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences

Valhalla, NY
Commensurate with experience with generous benefit package
April 18 2019
Other, Education
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Vice Dean, Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences

The Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) at New York Medical College (NYMC) seeks an entrepreneurial, collaborative and engaging Vice Dean. The Vice Dean will report directly to the Dean of GSBMS and will provide supportive leadership to advance the mission of the GSBMS.

The successful candidate will serve as a liaison for graduate student affairs, will drive development of new graduate programs, will enhance and strengthen existing programs, review and create relevant academic policies, and establish and strengthen relationships with partner academic and clinical institutions.

A successful candidate is an active, extramurally funded scientist who seeks to establish a vibrant research program. The administrative role of Vice Dean will represent 30% of the candidate’s effort, in conjunction with research and teaching responsibilities (70% effort).

The candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in a biomedical science discipline with a record of active extramurally funded research, teaching excellence, collaboration in biomedical science education and research, experience as a university faculty member with credentials commensurate with the rank of associate professor or above (tenure-track or tenured), and a record of progressive experience in academic administration, such as academic unit administrator or graduate program director with personnel direct report responsibilities (preferred, but not required)  and evidence of significant involvement in program development, implementation, accreditation and assessment. 

The candidate will have demonstrated a record of ethical, fair, and innovative leadership, with excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and communication skills, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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'To apply please send a single pdf that includes (1) Letter of interest, (2) Research statement, (3) Curriculum vitae, and (4) Contact details of 3 references (references will not be contacted without consent from applicant) to: Ms. Barbara Lewis at .”

In keeping with the traditions and policies of NYMC, applicant diversity reflecting all self-identified gender, racial, social and economic groups is strongly encouraged. New York Medical College is committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. New York Medical College is an equal opportunity employer.