The University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, the top ranked private School of Pharmacy in the nation, invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences, at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
The Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences at the USC School of Pharmacy is unique among the nationally top-ranked schools, and is a global leader in producing professional graduates with the knowledge and skills to manage regulated biomedical products worldwide. The program enjoys a high profile among industry employers, who help to ensure that students move easily into jobs in business and government.
The Department offers numerous Master’s and Doctoral programs as well as Graduate Certificates, with learning and training available on-site in Los Angeles and by distance. Full and part-time students can expand their knowledge of regulatory affairs, clinical research and quality systems. The Department’s goal is to develop regulatory science and drug development leaders in industry, government and academia.
The Chair, Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences, reports to the Dean and has the following administrative responsibilities in the School:
Serving as the department’s chief academic officer, overseeing the department’s contributions to the School’s educational programs
Working in partnership with the associate deans to initiate and direct plans for faculty recruitment, retention, and advancement, all in compliance with School and University policies and procedures.
Managing department personnel activities, including staff evaluations, ensuring consistency in the enforcement of policies
Representing the department within the School, the University and with external constituencies and partners, on leadership bodies and in expanding the national and international profile of the department
Acting as the department’s chief administrative officer, managing the budget and accounts supporting the department’s functions
Mentoring junior faculty and graduate students in teaching, research and career development
Providing oversight of the teaching programs of the department and participating actively in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate students
Applicants must have a PhD, MD, PharmD, DRSc or another advanced degree, high-level academic and industry or governmental experience, and an established record of proven leadership and accomplishments in an area of regulatory sciences and clinical translational research.
Applicants should have a record of accomplishment in scholarship, industry, teaching, and service commensurate with academic appointment at the rank of associate professor or full professor, depending on the assessed past professional and academic accomplishments.
Internal Number: REQ 20076049
About USC School of Pharmacy
The USC School of Pharmacy is located on the USC Health Sciences Campus, which includes the Keck Hospital of USC, the Norris Cancer Hospital, and LAC+USC hospital. The Keck Hospital of USC is a 401-bed acute care hospital. Adjacent to the Keck Hospital are the Healthcare Centers 1, 2, and 4 which house a variety of outpatient primary care and specialty practices. The USC School of Pharmacy owns and operates five pharmacies, including USC Pharmacy, USC Health Center Pharmacy, USC Medical Plaza Pharmacy, USC Verdugo Hills Professional Pharmacy, and Keck Medicine of USC Specialty Pharmacy. Ranked by US News and World Report as a top-ten pharmacy school nationwide and #1 among private schools, the USC School of Pharmacy is recognized for its more than century-long reputation for innovation in pharmaceutical education, practice and research. The School uniquely spans the entire spectrum of pharmaceutical development and clinical care – from drug discovery to regulatory approaches that promote safety and innovation, from delivery of patient care services to evaluating the impact of care on patient outcomes and costs.