003753-2017 - Associate Dean for Academic Affairs 

The Purdue University, College of Pharmacy is seeking applications for a tenure track or clinical track faculty member at the rank of Full Professor to provide exemplary leadership to academic programs.  The position is budgeted at 0.5 FTE as an Associate Dean, and a 0.5 FTE appointment will be available in an appropriate academic unit within the College, depending on the areas of expertise of the candidate. 

The goal is to provide leadership that moves the College to the highest level of excellence in our professional and undergraduate academic programs.   Position responsibilities include providing oversight ensuring overall student success.  This position will: supervise key college personnel responsible for learning & assessment, student services, admissions & recruitment, and career development; oversee student organizations; monitor student progression and concerns; represent the College at national and international meetings; and interface with College and University offices responsible for academic affairs. The successful candidate will fulfill faculty responsibilities within their home department including teaching (professional, undergraduate, or graduate) and scholarship. This individual will report to the Dean and will serve on the College Executive Committee.  Qualifications include a Ph.D. or Pharm.D. (or equivalent), academic experience commensurate with faculty rank, and demonstrated administrative and leadership abilities in higher education.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Screening of applicants will begin November 1, 2017 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.  The application should include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; administrative philosophy; a complete curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information for three references. A background check is required for employment in this position. The preferred starting date is July 1, 2018; this date is flexible and negotiable. Nominations and applications should be sent to:

Eric L. Barker, Dean

Purdue University

College of Pharmacy

575 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2091


Purdue University’s College of Pharmacy is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. 

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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