Associate Dean, Diversity, Equity and
Tepper School of Business
Faculty Position Opening
The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University
(CMU) is a dynamic, collaborative college that is home to a variety
of academic areas, teaching programs and interdisciplinary research
centers. In all of its endeavors, Tepper is committed to
creating communities with diverse representation and inclusive
Tepper seeks a collaborative, knowledgeable and action-oriented
individual to serve as its first Associate Dean of Diversity,
Equity and Inclusion (DEI). We seek an outstanding academic
with experience strengthening DEI in a university setting.
Our expectation is that this individual will report directly to the
Dean and have an academic record suitable for appointment as an
Associate or Full Professor in either the tenure or teaching track
at the Tepper School.
Starting date: September of Academic Year
Salary: Commensurate with professional
experience and academic record
PhD in business or related disciplines and excellent research
and/or teaching in an area represented at the Tepper School
(e.g., Accounting, Business Technologies, Economics,
Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Operations Management,
Operations Research, Organizational Behavior and Theory,
Strategy). Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to
enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates with
prior academic leadership experience and/or research or teaching
related to diversity and inclusion are preferred.
The Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be
expected to to help recruit underrepresented faculty, students and
staff to the Tepper School; to develop and deliver effective
mentoring programs that enable the retention of a talented and
diverse group of faculty, students and staff; to develop
educational experiences and curricula about creating and sustaining
an inclusive and representative community; to collaborate with the
Provost’s office, Dean, Senior Associate Dean and DEI staff in
sharing ideas and opportunities to advance DEI; to engage with the
broader community to increase diversity, equity and inclusion; and
to to interpret and disseminate data relevant to DEI and the
success of DEI initiatves to Tepper stakeholders. In addition
to administrative activities associated with the Associate Dean
role, a successful candidate will be expected to do some teaching
and, if on the tenure track, some research.
The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon consistently
ranks among the top business schools in the world at both the
graduate and undergraduate levels. Tepper School programs
emphasize leadership, innovation and communication as well as
quantitative decision making and analytical approaches to problem
solving for which the Tepper School is renowned. Faculty
enrich the diverse and relatively small university community that
prides itself on the open exchange of ideas, where discovery,
creativity, and personal and professional development can
flourish. For more information about programs at the Tepper
School of Business at Carnegie Mellon, please go to www.tepper.cmu.edu.
For more information about Carnegie Mellon University, please
go to www.cmu.edu and https://www.cmu.edu/diversity/.
Application Process: Candidates should submit a
curriculum vitae, a DEI statement, three research papers (if
applying for the tenure track), and evidence of teaching
excellence via Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/98181).
The DEI statement should discuss strategies that you think will be
effective in increasing diversity, equity and inclusion. References
will be requested of candidates invited for interviews later in the
process. Review of applications will continue until the
position is filled; complete applications received by
December 15, 2021 will be assured full
If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Rosanne Christy,
Faculty Search Coordinator for Associate Dean position at
email@example.com or 412-268-1350.
Carnegie Mellon University considers applicants for
employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the
basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or
any other legally protected status.