Mission: The department is dedicated to the discovery, development, and promotion of biomedical knowledge involving cell biology and the anatomical sciences.
Through this mission, the department strives to improve human health through excellence in research, scholarly activities, and innovative educational programs in a dynamic and diverse learning community.
The long-term vision of the department is to further develop an academic culture that advances cell biological research and innovative approaches to anatomical sciences education.
Research: The department currently houses eight active research programs. Departmental research areas of focus include neuroscience, reproductive biology and cancer biology, with an emphasis on collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches.
An ideal candidate will lead an active, extramurally-funded research program that complements and strengthens existing areas of expertise.
Teaching: Departmental faculty also teach a variety of courses to students at the graduate and professional (medical and allied health sciences) levels. The ideal candidate will support the departmental teaching mission by promoting the advancement of evidence-based instructional strategies.
Leadership: The Chair is expected to supervise departmental faculty and staff. The Chair will also collaborate with the other Department Chairs, the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, and the Health Sciences Administration to advance the biomedical research and teaching excellence at the Brody School of Medicine.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
Excellent teaching and mentoring skills
History of demonstrated leadership experience.
PhD, MD, or equivalent degree in a biomedical sciences related field.
Demonstrated sustained success in procurement of grant funding.
Academic qualifications for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 957501
Organizational Unit Overview:
ECU is located in the vibrant college town of Greenville, NC between the Research Triangle and the Carolina beaches.
The Brody School of Medicine grants both MD and PhD degrees plus Master's degrees in Public Health and Biomedical Sciences. With a student body of ~470 students and 450 faculty members and research scientists, the Brody School of Medicine currently receives ~$20 million in external grants and contracts. Among institutions in the University of North Carolina system, the Brody School of Medicine ranks third in Health and Human Services funding.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.