Situated within Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research (IFH) invites applications and nominations for the Director of the Center for Healthy Aging (CHA). The Director will report directly to the IFH director and play a key leadership role in advancing the mission of the Institute within RBHS, Rutgers University – New Brunswick, as well as Newark, Camden campus and the greater New Jersey region and beyond. The Director will be a visionary scholar of national stature with a strong aging research orientation who can lead the Center and foster collaborations with other academic and research units of the University. Building on the Institute's tremendous history and playing a vital role in bridging multiple disciplines across Rutgers, Barnabas Health System and New Jersey, the Director will have the opportunity and resources to develop the Center into a nationally and internationally recognized entity. The director will work collaboratively with IFH and Rutgers leadership, faculty and staff to cohesively articulate a vision for the future of healthy aging and to have sustained impact at the local, state and national level.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey: An Overview Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a statewide institution comprised of three universities: Rutgers University – New Brunswick; Rutgers University – Newark; and Rutgers University – Camden; as well as an array of medical and public health schools and institutes organized under the banner of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, which is aligned with Rutgers – New Brunswick. Rutgers is a large, public land grant and research university with 33 degree-granting schools and colleges, more than 65,000 students and almost 27,000 faculty and staff. The University also provides educational programs in many other communities throughout the state, and has educational and research partnerships with institutions around the nation and the world.
Rutgers was founded as one of nine colonial colleges in 1766 and became The State University of New Jersey in 1956. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the flagship of the state system, is located on and around the historic Rutgers College, founded in 1766, that has lent its name to the state system. From colonial college, to land grant institution, to the leading public research university it is today, Rutgers has always been a center of higher education tradition and transformation in the state. Now a preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence, to conducting research that breaks new ground, and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities.
According to U.S. News and World Report's most recent rankings of national universities, Rutgers University – New Brunswick is among the top 25 public universities in the nation, and among the top five public universities in the northeast. Approximately 50 Rutgers graduate programs rank in the top 50 in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report: Best Graduate Schools. The Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings include Rutgers among the top 100 universities in the world.
In 1989, Rutgers University – New Brunswick was elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (the
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.