Situated within Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) at Rutgers University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean. The Dean of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School will play a key leadership role in advancing the mission, operations and service of the School within Rutgers University as well as the greater New Jersey region and beyond.
As one of the nation's leading comprehensive medical schools, RWJMS is dedicated to the pursuit of 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, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has 34 other hospital affiliates and ambulatory care sites throughout the region.
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School encompasses 20 basic science and clinical departments, and hosts centers and institutes including The Cardiovascular Institute, the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, and the Stem Cell Institute of New Jersey. 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 health care professionals and community education programs.
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 and management, budget, academic, and development functions.