Dean of Public Health
Rutgers The State University
United States

Dean of Public Health

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To apply, please submit:
· Cover letter addressing candidate’s qualifications
· Statement of leadership experience and philosophy (500 words)
· Curriculum vitae (with clear indication of extramural grants, role of these grants,funding source and amount)
· Names of three (3) references of individuals you have supervised or supervised you

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Vice Dean and Tenured Professor or Tenured Associate Professor
Department SPH-Office of Academic Affairs
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
Rutgers School of Public Health is seeking a senior level Tenured Professor or Tenured Associate Professor in any area of public health. Qualified candidates should have a PhD, DrPH, MD, or equivalent with extensive experience and community engagement in the field of public health. Additional requirements include a strong record of scholarly achievement, sustained extramural research funding as Principal Investigator, experience in teaching and mentoring a new generation of public health researchers and a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, anti-racism, and LGBTQ+ rights.
The successful candidate will serve as the Vice Dean and Tenured Professor or Tenured Associate Professor at the School of Public Health.

Responsibilities:
· Serve as part of the Dean’s Leadership Team.
· Report and work directly with the Dean on all matters related to school oversight and management
· Serve as proxy to the dean as needed (including the running of meetings in the Dean’s absence).
· Create a culture of excellence among the SPH faculty members, staff, and students as per the 3 pillars of the school—-scholarship, teaching, and community engagement.
· Work with the Dean to liaise with Rutgers Health chancellor’s team and RU leadership.
· Work with the Dean and Chief of Staff to provides supervision and mentorship of departmentchairs.
· Work with the faculty affairs team (Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Director for Faculty and Staff Affairs, and Chief of Staff) on all aspects of faculty affairs processes including mentoring and annual performance evaluations, appointments/reappointments, tenure and promotion processes, faculty mentoring, recruitment, onboarding, and orientation.
· Work directly with the Assistant Dean for Research to further build extramural funding portfolio and excellence in scholarship.
· Work with Associate Dean for Finance and Administration and Director of Marketing and Communications as needed.
· Serve as primary supervisor for Assistant Deans for Student Services and Alumni Affairs, Admissions and Enrollment, and Diversity Equity and Inclusion for Faculty & Talent Development.
· Lead efforts for chair and program director evaluations.
· Lead efforts to develop the strategic plan for of the school every 5 years.
· Represent the SPH on the ASPPH, APHA and other national groups as needed.
· Foster a culture with zero tolerance of harassment and discrimination.
Committee Responsibilities:
· Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee

Applications will be received and reviewed until the position is filled.
Position Status Full Time
Posting Number 24FA0292
Posting Open Date 03/15/2024
Posting Close Date 09/01/2024
Qualifications

 

Minimum Education and Experience
Successful applicants will have a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent)
· A strong record of scholarship in public health
· A sustained record of major extramural research funding as Principal Investigator
· Experience teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate level
· Strong written and oral communication skills for both professional and general audiences
· Evidence of leadership regarding diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, antiracism, and LGBTQ+ rights
· Experience mentoring master’s and doctoral students as well as early career faculty
· Evidence of professional community engagement
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Overview
The CEPH-accredited Rutgers School of Public Health offers multiple master and doctoral degrees, dual-degree, certificate, and articulated BA/BS-MPH degree programs across 4 departments. Applicants will find a wide range of collaborative experts within the School (sph.rutgers.edu) and Rutgers Health (formerly known as Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences or RBHS; rbhs.rutgers.edu).
Statement
The mission of the Rutgers School of Public Health is “To advance health and wellbeing and prevent disease throughout New Jersey, the United States, and the world, by preparing students as public health leaders, scholars, and practitioners; conducting public health research and scholarship; engaging collaboratively with communities and populations; and actively advocating for policies, programs, and services through the lens of equity and social justice.”
Posting Details

 

Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, please submit:
· Cover letter addressing candidate’s qualifications
· Statement of leadership experience and philosophy (500 words)
· Curriculum vitae (with clear indication of extramural grants, role of these grants,funding source and amount)
· Names of three (3) references of individuals you have supervised or supervised you

Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/223819
Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
City Piscataway
State NJ
Location Details  
Pre-employment Screenings

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements

 

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

 

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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  2. Curriculum Vitae
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