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Academic Positions

Dean of the Faculty

Franklin University Switzerland invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Faculty. The Dean is responsible for all aspects of academic programs and curricula, undergraduate and graduate research activities, academic committees, faculty evaluation, and summer programs. The Dean works to maintain the highest standards of research, scholarship, and teaching. As a member of the President’s cabinet and leadership teams, the Dean works closely with the President and the Vice President of Academic Affairs to manage academic programs and resources so as to advance the university’s strategic goals.

The Dean of the Faculty will be expected to work closely with faculty to lead curriculum innovation at the undergraduate and graduate level; sustain and support high quality teaching and the student learning experience; foster collaboration within and across disciplines as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion; and help increase research opportunities across institutions. Candidates should demonstrate entrepreneurial, forward-thinking leadership and the ability to lead change through effective communication, collaboration, and the strength of good ideas.

Candidates will present a distinguished record of achievement in research and teaching as well as significant experience in administration. They will demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, the liberal arts, and to diversity. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and manifest a deep commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration. The Dean must be an articulate and transparent communicator as well as a strategic manager of resources. Ideal candidates will have experience in US higher education as well as in Europe or internationally. Candidates who speak Italian, French, or German are strongly encouraged to apply. A terminal degree is required, with rank of full professor preferred.

Confidential inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin February 14, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a resume or CV and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described above. Materials should be sent electronically via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Franklin University Switzerland, in compliance with U.S. applicable federal law and with the Swiss Gender Equality Act, does not practice or permit discrimination in employment, job placement, promotion, or other economic benefits on the basis of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, marital or parental status, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, political affiliation, veteran status.

All members of the Franklin community are encouraged to work towards achieving a more open, fair and tolerant community, by giving their affirmative contribution in all areas of life and work at the University to eliminate patterns of discrimination and ignorance about one another that obscure our recognition of human dignity and individuality.

It is the policy of the University not to discriminate in its recruitment, admission and retention of students. The University’s policies affecting students will be administered in a non-discriminatory manner with regard and not limited to the following: admission, recruitment, housing and other facilities, access to course offerings, counseling, financial assistance, employment assistance, health and insurance benefits and services, marital and parental status, athletics, and educational programs and activities.