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Dean Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 10/29/2021
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Recruitment/Posting Title Dean Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department CS-Chancellor's Office
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
Reporting to the Chancellor for Biomedical and Health Sciences, the Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, with primary responsibility for implementing the School’s mission. The Dean will have complete line responsibility for personnel, general administration, management, budget, academic and development functions.  The Dean will be ultimately accountable for building a high-performing medical school worthy of progressively favorable national and international attention.
Posting Number 21FA1187
Posting Open Date 10/14/2021
Posting Close Date

Minimum Education and Experience
Substantial experience in a distinguished academic or comparable medical setting. An established record of effective, strong, and collaborative leadership in a medical school or analogous organization.  A history of promoting and developing shared governance between faculty and administration.  The capacity to formulate and articulate a shared vision, persuade a wide range of audiences of its value, and engage others in its implementation. Ability to recruit outstanding new faculty as well as retain the School’s most vital faculty.  
Significant academic credentials, including a strong track record of success in research and an international reputation.  Scholarly accomplishments in the field of medicine, as well as recognition as evidenced by involvement in societies and/or associations at a national and/or international level, especially at the leadership level.  Credentials for an appointment in a relevant department at the Full Professor level, including an M.D. or other pertinent doctoral degree.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
A distinguished record of operational leadership demonstrating excellence, growth, and financial effectiveness.  Demonstrated experience in prudent fiscal management. Genuine understanding and appreciation of the educational mission and the importance of providing students with the highest quality educational experience and clinical training opportunities-knowledge of the value of medical research and education.  Familiarity with the accreditation process, and ideally has led an institution through a successful accreditation.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements.  Office environment.  Moderate noise.
Through Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences(RBHS)activities, Rutgers stands as one of America’s largest and most comprehensive university-based centers for studying and improving human health and health care.  Rutgers takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research to improve human health.  RWJMS is one of eight schools of RBHS.
As one of the nation’s comprehensive medical schools, RWJMS is dedicated to pursuing excellence in education, research, health care delivery, and the promotion of community health.  In cooperation with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the medical school’s principal affiliate, they comprise New Jersey’s premier academic medical center. In addition, RWJMS has 34 other hospital affiliates and ambulatory care sites throughout the region.
RWJMS encompasses 20 basic science and clinical departments and hosts multiple centers and institutes. The medical school maintains educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels for more than 1,500 students on its campuses in New Brunswick and Piscataway and provides continuing education courses for healthcare professionals and community education programs. In addition, RWJMS is planning one or two new buildings for the school, in which the Dean will play a central role in designing and filling. Research at RWJMS covers a broad spectrum, from clinical and basic studies designed to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human diseases to fundamental studies exploring new areas of molecular biology, biotechnology, and informatics.  This range of leading research provides a wealth of research training opportunities for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and medical students.
Previously an academic unit of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, RWJMS became part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as part of the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act, on July 1, 2013.

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Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
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