Dean, School of Pharmacy-Boston

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 24, 2021
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Dean, School of Pharmacy-Boston
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science
Boston, MA

Boston, Massachusetts—Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, also known as MCPHS invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean, School of Pharmacy-Boston (SOP-B). This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative leader to play a pivotal role in leading the School's continued growth and strengthening of programs to educate students for contemporary, challenging and meaningful careers within clinical practice, research and administration.

MCPHS is a private, not-for-profit, healthcare-focused university with three campuses – Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts; Manchester, New Hampshire – and online. The University offers a full spectrum of online healthcare programs, including approximately 100 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs across 14 academic schools. In its 2018 "Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings" edition, MCPHS is ranked as the #1 university for earning power.

The Dean serves as the chief administrative and academic officer for the School of Pharmacy-Boston campus. The Dean will articulate and advance a shared vision for the School that promotes collaboration and a culture of innovation and service to the community, all of which are rooted in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. The Dean is responsible for leadership of the School's student success efforts; accreditation; academic program planning; curriculum and instruction assessment; recruitment and evaluation of faculty and staff; professional development and research support; and budgeting and fiscal management. The Dean represents the School and University in community, corporate and professional organizations and agencies. The next Dean will engage the faculty in developing a strategic plan and innovative programs that build and integrate multiple strengths within the School; actively collaborate with other schools within MCPHS; and partner with area universities, hospitals, health systems, clinics, and biomedical research organizations to ensure the continued advancement of the SOP-B programs.

The successful candidate will have a Pharm.D., Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in a relevant academic discipline and be eligible for a faculty appointment at the rank of Professor. Along with a demonstrated record of teaching, scholarship and service, the Dean must exhibit solid management and fiscal skills and the ability to build partnerships within the School of Pharmacy, across MCPHS University and throughout the Boston region. The Dean will have demonstrated experience with accreditation processes, innovative academic program development and a clear understanding of current and future regional, state and national trends in the pharmacy and healthcare field.

The national executive search firm, WittKieffer, is assisting MCPHS with this leadership recruitment. Confidential inquiries, nominations and applications (including an updated CV and Cover Letter) should be directed to Joyce De Leo, Ph.D., Stephen Davis or Tiffany Johnson preferably via e-mail, to; or by phone at (916)536-6888.


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