Associate Dean for Research - Emory University/Rollins School of Public Health


CLOSING DATE: open until filled


JOB #: 13359

POSTED: December 7, 2018


Associate Dean for Research
Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University

The Office of the Dean in Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) seeks visionary
candidates for the position of Associate Dean for Research. The Associate Dean is a key member of
the Dean’s Management team. This faculty position will be full-time with approximately fifty percent
dedicated to the Associate Dean role and the remainder to research and teaching. The Associate
Dean staffs the School’s Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and represents the School on Research
committees at the Woodruff Health Sciences Center and University levels. The principal role for
the Associate Dean is to facilitate and enhance the capacity of faculty and advanced trainees to
successfully compete for intramural and extramural financial support and conduct research. The
office is a clearinghouse and resource for internal pilot grants, provides grant writing support
and works closely with the Office of Academic Affairs on graduate and post-doctoral training and
support. The office assists in identifying opportunities for cross- departmental and inter-school
research collaborations and works closely with the Assistant Dean for Research Administration on
regulatory and reporting issues.

The successful candidate will be a highly respected leader with a strong record of funded research
in an area related to public health and will have the necessary record to be appointed as a faculty
member at the level of Professor on the RSPH faculty. We encourage applicants from diverse
backgrounds and with diverse research interests.

RSPH is a research focused environment supported by over $132 million in external funding. RSPH
currently employs over 200 full-time faculty members and each year enrolls approximately 600 new
full- and part-time graduate students in its MPH, MSPH and doctoral programs. The School is located
on the Emory University campus, adjacent to the CDC, Emory’s Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and a
number of laboratory and clinical facilities. Emory is a major research university and member of
the AAU; its endowment is among the largest of US universities. The university enrolls over 14,000
students, approximately half in undergraduate programs and half in graduate and professional
programs, taught by 3,000 faculty.

Applicants must apply to the Emory University Careers Website: Job #29007. Applicants should
include a letter of interest and CV, which may also be emailed to: Dr. Lance Waller, Search
Committee Chair, c/o Nancy Sterk ( Please include Job Vacancy # 29007.

Applications will be kept confidential and references will not be contacted without the permission
of applicants.

The starting date is July 1, 2019 (negotiable) and salary is commensurate with qualifications.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Emory University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Disability / Veteran Employer.

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