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Associate Dean and Regional Campus Director, IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette
Indiana University School of Medicine

Date Posted Oct. 23, 2020
Title Associate Dean and Regional Campus Director, IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette
University Indiana University School of Medicine
West Lafayette, IN, United States
Department Dean's Office
Application Deadline Nov. 30, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) invites applications and nominations for a visionary academic leader who would serve as Associate Dean and Regional Campus Director for IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette. The Associate Dean will lead medical education for the regional campus and will collaborate in a strategic initiative to build and enhance programs between IUSM and Purdue University, particularly in the area of biomedical engineering. This is an opportunity for a transformational leader to build upon existing strengths and expand education programs.

IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette is located on the campus of Purdue University. Like all IU School of Medicine statewide locations, the West Lafayette campus offers community participation opportunities and exceptional clinical education through student groups, medical service-learning programs and other extracurricular activities, and a strong partnership with local clinical providers to ensure students get authentic experience in applying basic science concepts to real patient cases. Students at this campus enjoy a close-knit learning environment, strong faculty and peer collaboration, small class sizes, and reputable and engaged clinical partners. In 2019-2020, there were 25 first year students, 22 second year students, 6 third year students and 6 fourth year students. Since the establishment of IUSM-WL, Purdue University has been a strong partner in the delivery of medical education. The foundational science faculty consist of 35 individuals with academic appointments in 8 departments from 5 Colleges at Purdue University. The volunteer and adjunct clinical faculty with appointments at IUSM‐WL number around 200.

Reporting to the IUSM’s Executive Associate Dean for Educational Affairs and Institutional Improvement, the ideal candidate will have strong experience in academic medicine, including leadership experiences that have advanced the tripartite mission of clinical service, education, and research. Minimum qualifications include Doctorate or Terminal degree, significant leadership of the educational mission (UME, GME or both), and outstanding academic credentials for an appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Eligible for licensure and practice in the State of Indiana, if MD. We are excited to become a regional campus specialized in medical education with a focus on biomedical engineering. Therefore, experience or an additional degree in biomedical engineering would be a plus.

How to apply:
Please use the below link to apply to this position and include (1) a letter of interest including key leadership experiences and (2) a curriculum vitae While the priority review deadline is November 30, 2020, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

At the IU School of Medicine, we offer focused, systematic and sustained programs that are aligned with three foundational pillars of diversity and inclusion: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence. Therefore, we are looking for applicants who can help ensure all our mission areas are inclusive and equitable.

The IU School of Medicine provides concierge and dual career services to assist new faculty with their personal or family’s relocation needs.

  • Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at

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