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CHAIR, SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCI

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Position Information

Title CHAIR, SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCI
Location New York, NY
Department PHA Academic Operations
Position Number 1C9978
Job Description

The Chair is the immediate supervisor and academic leader of the social, behavioral, and administrative sciences faculty. The Chair derives responsibility as delegated by the Dean. The Chair is charged with the achievement of the College’s mission, goals and objectives at the department level. As such, the Chair supervises the day‐to‐day operation of the department and coordinates the long‐term development of its faculty. The Chair will work closely with the administration in planning and executing the annual budget. The Chair is the academic and administrative leader for the department.

Job Duties

• The Chair will meet regularly with the leadership team to accomplish the work of the College.
• The Chair will work in a collegiate and effective manner with the other Chairs and Deans for the mission and advancement of the college.
• The Chair will hold at least monthly Social, Behavioral, and Administrative Sciences Department Meetings to discuss the operational and professional needs of the department.
• The Chair is responsible for the evaluation and improvement of all teaching of the department, although the specific activities can be delegated to individual faculty.
• The Chair recruits new faculty. He/she identifies the qualities and characteristics needed to carry out the College’s mission. He/she is sensitive to the personal attributes of the faculty candidates in order to obtain an effective blend with existing departmental faculty.
• Faculty Development. The Chair develops the professional potential of each faculty member of the department so that those individual and organizational goals can be achieved. He/she assesses the strengths and weakness of each faculty member and provides individual assistance in needed areas of advice and counsel or arranges for assistance as appropriate.
• Research. The Chair is responsible for promoting and supporting research in the department. He/she will represent the research needs of social, behavioral, and administrative sciences faculty to the administration and will insure that faculty members have protected time for research. The Chair will keep records of the research productivity of the department.
• Evaluation of Faculty Performance. The Chairperson ensures that regular evaluation of all aspects of faculty performance is carried out. He/she serves as an immediate source of recognition and reward for faculty accomplishments and brings these accomplishments to the attention of peers and other appropriate individuals or groups in the Institution.
• Service Activities. The Chairperson ensures active participation of departmental faculty including him/herself on COP committees, in admissions interviews and in other service activities of the COP.

Required Qualifications

Education, Preparation, and Training

• Ph.D. in the Social and Administrative Sciences in Pharmacy or related social/health discipline or a Pharm.D. with advanced post-graduate training in the social, behavioral, and administrative sciences such as a PGY-2 residency or fellowship in Pharmacy Administration, Pharmacoeconomics or Health Outcomes, etc.
• Previous academic and/or social, behavioral and administrative sciences leadership and a strong record of research and scholarship are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Extensive Use of Computers
Extensive time sitting and standing
Able to lift up to 5 lbs.

Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

FLSA Exempt
Salary Detail Commensurate with Experience
Salary

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00216P
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts