Wayne State University

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Health Care Sciences seeks department chair

The Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan invites applications for the position of Chair in the Department of Health Care Sciences.

The Chair will provide dynamic leadership and direction in the development and growth of programs in the areas of scholarship, teaching, and service, while promoting an environment of collegiality and collaboration among faculty, staff and students. The extensive clinical resources within the Detroit metropolitan area, excellent facilities, and potential for collaboration in an urban research intensive university provide a strong and innovative leader multiple opportunities for facilitating growth of scholarship and service. The Chair will be responsible for overall Department operations, including recruitment, selection, hiring and development of faculty, management of the Department's budget, and strategic planning, and will work with program leadership and faculty to ensure that the departmental programs are in alignment with professional trends and accreditation standards. The Department of Health Care Sciences includes programs in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistants, Nurse Anesthesia, Radiation Therapy Technology, Radiologic Technology and the Radiologist Assistant program.

The successful candidate will have an established record of excellence in scholarship, education, and service. Applicants should have a doctorate degree or equivalent and should be actively engaged in their professional societies and organizations. The successful applicant will be appointed to a 12-month position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The Detroit/Southeast Michigan area is wonderful place to live. Detroit has a vast array of world-class restaurants, theaters and museums. The WSU campus is in the heart of Midtown at the center of the Detroit cultural district. Detroit is also a border city with Canada less than 20 minutes drive away.

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three persons qualified to serve as references are needed for application. Applications must be made using the Wayne State University’s Online Hiring System at: https://jobs.wayne.edu (The job is posting #038254 in the “Academic Administration” category).

Enquiries are welcome! Please contact the Search Committee Chair:

Cathy Lysack, PhD
Professor of Occupational Therapy and Gerontology
Deputy Director, Institute of Gerontology
Wayne State University
Email: c.lysack@wayne.edu
Tel: (313) 664-2625