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Date Posted: 10-JAN-2018
Job Title: ASSOCIATE DEAN
PIN Number: #23360
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center?s College of Health Professions invites applications for a twelve-month tenure track appointment for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs has responsibility for providing oversight, innovative, collaborative and strategic leadership for the planning, development, implementation, maintenance and monitoring of all aspects of the academic vision for the College of Health Professions.

Qualifications for this position include: an earned PhD or EdD, at least three years of academic administrative experience as an Assistant Dean or equivalent, or three years of experience as a Departmental/Division Chair/Interim Chair or Departmental Assistant/Vice Chair, exceptional leadership skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, a demonstrated commitment to affirmative action and to meeting student and faculty needs in a culturally diverse environment. Opportunities exist to maintain a clinical, applied, and/or basic science research foci that is complementary to research in movement or rehabilitative sciences, audiology & speech pathology diabetes/obesity, bone biology, cancer cachexia and/or muscle biology. The successful candidate will receive a very competitive salary and benefits, and with an active research program, appropriate research startup funds and laboratory space. The position is based in Memphis, Tennessee, but has responsibilities to College campuses in Memphis, and Knoxville (with plans to expand to Nashville).

The position will be available beginning April 1, 2018. Screening of applications will begin in February and the position will remain open until filled by a qualified candidate. Nominations of qualified individuals are welcomed.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
Qualified individuals should submit a complete curriculum vitae, and a letter of interest that outlines qualifications and credentials, research interests and accomplishments, and the names and addresses (including e-mail) of five professional references to:
Paul S. Edwards, MBA, MAcc
Assistant Dean, Finance & Administration
College of Health Professions
930 Madison Avenue, Room 632
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
Digital applications are preferred (Email: pedwar12@uthsc.edu). Reference PIN # 23360. Only complete applications will be considered.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.