Marian University has an opening for an Assistant/Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences. This position reports to the Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM), and provides leadership and management of the COM biomedical sciences faculty in the interest of medical student education, faculty vitality and University respect, recognition and reputation through planning, budgeting and promotion of academic excellence.
As direct supervisor for the basic biomedical science faculty, this position engages in interface with search committees in hiring (with approval of the dean and provost) new and replacement faculty members, evaluating current faculty members on an ongoing basis, providing input on promotion and tenure actions and ensuring that all staffing required for quality teach of the medical students is in place, always with an eye to supporting the development of competent and caring medical students prepared for the next steps in their education. The management and promotion of the research enterprise within the basic science branch of the COM is also under the purview of this position.
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Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic university in Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Midwestern rankings to be named #6 Most Innovative Regional University, #15 Best Value University, and #30 Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, and more than 40 USA Cycling national championships.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a letter of application, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of scholarly work. All applications should be submitted to email@example.com. Please include the Position Title in the subject of your email.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.