Department Chair, Liberal Arts Department
Job Location : UHSP main campus – St. Louis, MO
Position Type : Faculty (Tenure track, full-time)
Education Level : Doctorate
Travel Percentage : Negligible
Job Category : Academic – Administration
The Liberal Arts Department at the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy (UHSP) in St. Louis seeks a visionary leader for the position of department chair.
UHSP is poised for growth at the undergraduate level. Thus, a preferred attribute of the successful candidate will be the ability to facilitate or lead the growth of new or existing programs.
The Liberal Arts Department is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences and currently comprises eight faculty members in the areas of communication, English, history, psychology, and sociology. A list of our faculty and staff can be found here. The department is home to majors in applied behavioral sciences, biopsychology, and medical humanities. The medical humanities major provides students with a wide variety of options post-graduation, including pre-nursing and pre-medicine. Applied behavioral sciences and biopsychology are two new programs that are expected to see an increase in majors in the coming years. In addition to the Liberal Arts Department, the College of Arts and Sciences is home to the Basic Sciences Department. Basic sciences house 18 faculty who support seven academic majors (six new). All majors in the college align with an area of health sciences and typically comprise courses from both departments.
The St. Louis College of Pharmacy was established in 1864 and in 2020, the college was built out to form the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis. Through the Eutectics Forward Program, UHSP created the College of Global Population Health and the College of Graduate Studies, introduced new athletic teams competing in the NAIA, and established several new academic programs. The university enrolls about 300 undergraduate students and 350 graduate/professional students across the four colleges.
About University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis
About the University
Founded in 1864 as St. Louis College of Pharmacy, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis has educated innovators and leaders who impact health care locally, nationally and globally.
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At University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, we educate the whole student through a challenging curriculum taught through the lens of health care.
We offer undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees that prepare students for a variety of health professions careers and lays the perfect foundation for professional or graduate studies.
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