Assistant Dean with Faculty Appointment

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law

United States

February 5, 2022


Position Details

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Classification Title Assistant Dean Posting Title Assistant Dean with Faculty Appointment Department HSC-GSBS-Dean's Off-302000 Job Location Fort Worth Department Summary

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at UNTHSC has three multidisciplinary departments that include Physiology & Anatomy, Pharmacology & Neuroscience and Microbiology, Immunology & Genetics. GSBS takes great pride in shaping the future of the biomedical workforce with three focus areas: education, student service and research. Our students are educators, researchers, and health care professionals of tomorrow. The research areas of GSBS are diverse and include cardiovascular, neuroscience, health disparities, vision science, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, nanotechnology, pharmacology, and numerous other areas.

Salary Information Position Summary

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth is seeking applications for an Assistant Dean of a new undergraduate degree completion program in Biomedical Sciences. The BS in Biomedical Sciences degree program aims to deliver a flexible, affordable undergraduate degree completion program. It is designed for traditional undergraduate students and non-traditional adult learners who have completed more than 70 credits of college courses but have not previously completed a baccalaureate degree.

The Assistant Dean will be expected to manage the academic activities of the program, as well as the faculty involved in collaboration with the Dean and Department Chairs. The selected individual will provide leadership in the areas of curriculum development and delivery, student retention, and curriculum assessment and quality improvement to support program growth. The Assistant Dean will work closely with the Dean on strategic planning and the Office of Admissions and Recruitment on student recruitment. The selected individual will also be required to teach courses required for the degree program in their area(s) of expertise. This position includes a 12-month faculty appointment as a Non-Tenure Track (NTT) Associate or Full Professor, dependent on qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications

• Earned academic doctoral degree in a relevant biomedical sciences discipline (e.g., Anatomy, Biomedical Science, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Cell Biology, Epidemiology, Experimental Psychology, Genetics, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology, etc.).

• Five or more years of teaching experience in Higher Education, in an in- person or online setting.

• Demonstrated experience in curriculum and course development and assessment.

• Demonstrated administrative and leadership experience and the ability to manage a diverse portfolio of faculty talent.

Preferred Qualifications

• A vision for building an academic educational program bridging multiple disciplines and groups.

• Experience in undergraduate education.

• Experience with best practices of online course development and teaching.

• Experience in course content delivery through the Canvas platform.

• Experience in assessment and quality improvement of academic programs.

• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse.

• Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume.

Required License / Registration / Certification Physical Requirements Sitting, Standing, Writing, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate Security Sensitive This is a security senstive position EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle No Full Time/Part Time Work Schedule


Posting Number E058P

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a doctoral degree in a relevant biomedical sciences discipline?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have five (5) or more years of teaching experience in Higher Education, in an in-person or online setting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation