Chair, Anatomy and Neurobiology

  • Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) College of Medicine
  • Rootstown, OH

This position has been filled.

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) seeks an academically accomplished, visionary, and passionate leader to serve as the next Chair, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology.

Under new institutional leadership of President John Langell, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., MBA, NEOMED trains approximately 900 students enrolled in the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Graduate Studies. Within the College of Medicine and with a portfolio representing a third of the university’s research funding, the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology is nationally recognized for Auditory Neuroscience/Hearing and Musculoskeletal Biology Research.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Medicine, Elisabeth Young, M.D., the Chair of Anatomy and Neurobiology will grow and reshape the department by providing overall leadership and developing a shared departmental vision that aligns with the University’s and College’s strategic initiatives. This Chair will be accountable for positioning the department for the future – with a contemporary and comprehensive curriculum; strong commitment to exceptional student experience; fully supported faculty with mentorship and professional development opportunities; enhanced, innovative and well-funded research portfolio in complementary areas of study along with expanding initiatives in neurosciences; advancement of graduate programs; and deepened partnerships with community affiliates.


  • M.D., D.O. and/or Ph.D. degree relevant to the fields of Anatomy and Neurobiology.
  • At least ten years of experience working as a faculty member or relevant clinical leadership/academic experience in area of responsibility.
  • Eligible for appointment as Chair with a faculty appointment consistent with a tenured full professor designation. Experience teaching in a medical school or equivalent program.
  • A record of success as a leader in academia (e.g. as vice chair; institute, center, or program director; professor).
  • Experience with mentorship of faculty and trainees.
  • A record of contribution to field of expertise including program development, research/scholarship, and teaching.
  • Experience with the development, delivery, and evaluation of contemporary and integrated curriculum.
  • Experience in research leadership and fostering research initiatives, strong record of research/scholarship, including successful grant funding.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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