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Indiana University School of Public Health, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

IU School of Public Health
Bloomington, Indiana
Commensurate with Experience
Posted Date
Dec 1, 2022

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Indiana University School of Public Health, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

The Indiana University (IU) School of Public Health‐Bloomington (SPH‐B) invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs. This is a tenured/tenure-track, open-rank search, welcoming applications from diverse faculty members committed to the highest standards in research and teaching. The Associate Dean will provide trust-inspiring leadership with a strong moral compass and will lead the continued expansion of the SPH-B with a commitment to excellence in faculty affairs, robust recruitment, and professional development.

This 12‐month appointment would ideally start on or about July 1, 2023. Receipt of applications will begin on December 1, 2022, and will be accepted until the position is filled, but ideally will be submitted by January 16, 2023.

The Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs will be a member of the Dean’s administrative leadership team and will collaborate closely with the Dean to provide strategic vision and administrative direction at the SPH‐B. As a tenured faculty member in one of the five departments of the school, the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs will dedicate 40% of their efforts to faculty responsibilities, which include maintaining an outside funded research agenda, and 60% to the responsibilities associated with the administrative position.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in an academic discipline directly related to, or encompassed within, the SPH-B and meet the requirements for an appointment as a tenured professor. A demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity in all aspects of research, education, and service is essential. Candidates must demonstrate a record of scholarly achievement appropriate for a senior career level scientist, including major funded research grants and research training grants as a corresponding principal investigator, especially from federal agencies.

The SPH-B has experienced extraordinary recent growth, welcoming 54 new tenure-track faculty in the last three years and increased research support (e.g., developing its own grants/contracting office). In the last five years, the SPH-B faculty have received $85.3M in extramural research funding from the NIH, NSF, DOD, as well as commercial and foundation partners. IU SPH-B is the sixth largest school of public health in the U.S. by student enrollment.

Founded in 1820, IU -B n is the flagship campus of Indiana University, which includes seven campuses, two regional centers, the IU School of Medicine, and IU Online. The campus is among the most beautiful in the nation and is home to more than 45,000 students from all 92 Indiana counties, 47 states, Washington, D.C., and 46 countries. IU-B has been a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) since 1909, and has been home to 10 Nobel Laureates, 49 members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, 62 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and 287 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows.

Ranked among the nation’s top 30 public universities by U.S. News and World Report, IU-B has top ranked programs in music, business, education, natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and public health. The University is in Bloomington, within the rolling hills of southern Indiana, and home to 85,000 residents. It offers spectacular scenery, outdoor activities, world-class educational opportunities, Big Ten sporting events, thriving local businesses, a vibrant arts and music scene, and unique shopping and dining experiences.

Russell Reynolds Associates is assisting SPH-B for this search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications (curriculum vitae and letter of interest) are invited and should be sent electronically to:



Zach Messitte

Russell Reynolds Associates


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