New York Medical College (NYMC) invites applications for the position of the dean of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS). This position reports directly to the chancellor of NYMC and is responsible for M.S. and Ph.D. academic programs in the basic medical sciences, as well as future joint programs with the Touro College and University System.
Successful candidates for dean should possess a terminal degree in one of the basic medical sciences, be an experienced researcher, teacher, academic administrator; as well as committed to the conservation; and dissemination of knowledge about medical sciences, with a strong interest in integrating basic and clinical sciences.
The GSBMS includes faculty members in the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Physiology, offering masters and doctoral degrees as well as an interdisciplinary M.S. in basic medical sciences for students ultimately interested in careers in the health professions and a Professional Science Master’s degree for students interested in working in the pharmaceutical or medical equipment manufacturing industries. Our distinguished faculty consists of approximately 90 experienced professionals – all with terminal degrees (99% doctorates) and either primary or secondary appointments in the School of Medicine. The faculty have an enviable record of publications in the peer-reviewed scientific literature and external grant funding. The College and its constituent programs hold the highest level of accreditation from their respective professional bodies, including the Middle States accreditation.
New York Medical College is located in Westchester County close to the cultural and scientific resources of New York City. This location enhances the educational and research opportunities afforded by the region’s diversity and the College’s historic and broad involvement with socially, economically, and ethnically diverse populations. NYMC, founded in 1860 by William Cullen Bryant, is one of the nation’s oldest private medical and health sciences educational institutions.
Since 2011, NYMC has been a member of the Touro College and University System (TCUS), the largest university system under Jewish auspices in the US with health science schools in New York, California, Nevada, and Chicago. In addition, TCUS has multiple undergraduate and graduate programs in the liberal arts and the health professions in New York, Berlin, and Israel.
Nominations and applications for this position will be treated confidentially and should be submitted to Vilma Bordonaro, chief of staff, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are prepared to receive applications and nominations through October 23, 2017.
As an equal opportunity employer, NYMC is committed to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion, and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.