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Chair of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Kansas City University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Faculty Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Executive, Other Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Type:Faculty

Job Description:

Kansas City University has an open position for Chair of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences on the Kansas City campus. The Chair provides overall leadership to the department and is accountable to fulfill the education, service, and scholarly activity objectives of the COM as well as facilitate the development of the faculty they supervise. This position has responsibility to ensure the educational standards are maintained for accreditation and to manage the department’s budget. Working with their counterpart in Joplin, the Chair facilitates the planning and evaluation of the departmental curriculum and assures that departmental course offerings effectively support the COM educational mission that includes integrating and delivering anatomical and pathological sciences to students. Moreover, the chair continually broadens the vision of all department functions and services in support of the college’s strategic mission, vision, and core values.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Set long-term goals of the department
  • Define the financial, physical, and human resources needed for the department to meet its responsibilities
  • Develop budget recommendations for the department and oversee their usage
  • Recruit, manage, evaluate, promote, and retain excellent faculty, and act to ensure their continued professional development
  • Facilitate planning and evaluation of the departmental curriculum and assure that curricular offerings effectively support the COM educational mission
  • Understand accreditation standards and expectations specific to the department and adhere to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards
  • Assist the leadership in accreditation functions to include document creation, data collection, education of faculty on accreditation, and other accreditation-related functions.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with other KCU personnel, colleges, and its external partners
  • Work with and lead teams in order to solve problems by analyzing issues and creating action plans
  • Actively participate in school-related committees as appropriate
  • Collaborate with KCU leadership in meeting the mission of the University
  • Maintain or exceed levels of teaching and scholarship agreed upon with the Kansas City Campus and Executive Deans
  • PhD, DO, or MD degree from an accredited institution appropriate to the department role
  • At least five years’ experience as a faculty member at the associate professor level in a related area of responsibility at an accredited medical school in the United States
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with leaders of various disciplines in the advancement of medical education
  • Extensive professional experience with an exemplary record of achievement and leadership
  • Excellent verbal, written and group presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively with public and private organizations
Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

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KCU is committed to providing a safe campus for students, faculty, and staff. Our annual campus security report lists campus crimes and statistics for the campus and public areas around campus for the last three years, in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

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