Associate Dean - College of Health Sciences - Chicago, IL

Facility: Rush University Medical Center 
Address: 1653 W. Congress Parkway 
Chicago, IL 60612 
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Specialty: Academic 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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Rush University Medical Center (RUMC), a nationally recognized academic and clinical institution, invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for the College of Health Sciences. The Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs is responsible for assisting the Dean with the implementation of the strategic plan; coordinating academic programs and graduate studies within the College; assisting with the development and evaluation of both new and existing academic programs; leading faculty development efforts in the areas of research and education; and ensuring the quality of the academic programs offered meet the highest standards of excellence.  As a senior administrator within the College, this individual will lead through accountability for, and strong stewardship of, the College’s human, financial and other resources. This person will also participate in, and promote teaching, professional and community service, research and scholarship within the college. This position exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.                                                                                                                                

The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment and experience in leadership, administration, research scholarship and education. Candidates will have a doctorate degree (Ph.D.) and associated credentials in a field appropriate to providing academic leadership for the College. In addition, acceptable candidates will have credentials that merit appointment as senior faculty; experience as a university academic administrator, at the level of program director or coordinator, department chairperson or above; successful track record of overseeing accreditation processes; established research, scholarship and teaching records; experience with university and college academic, student and business affairs; a good background in educational research, statistics and educational evaluation; and excellent interpersonal and written/oral communication skills. Candidates with experience in academic medical centers strongly preferred. 

Rush University is known for its practitioner-teacher model, translational research, nurturing academic environment, and focus on community and global health. Rush University serves more than 2,300 students and offers more than 30 unique degree or certificate options across its four colleges: Rush Medical College, College of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, and the Graduate College. Based on rankings in the most recent edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools: Rush University is a top-ranked university with an exclusive health science focus. The mission of Rush University is to teach, study and provide the highest quality health care, using a unique and multidisciplinary practitioner-teacher model for health sciences education and research, while reflecting the diversity of our communities in its programs, faculty, students and services. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Cover letters and Letters of interest that include curriculum vitae should be sent to:, Manager, Faculty Recruitment

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Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus. Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.

Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 8 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017 "America's Best Hospital's" issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall. Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2017. Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status – the highest honor in nursing – and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation. Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals — and 15 major teaching hospitals — four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics. The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the ninth consecutive year. 

Rush Hospitals receive Five Stars for Quality of Care - Read the article here!

Rush Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Contact: Leah Tyrrell 
Phone: 312-563-6074
Fax: 312-942-7378 
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