Associate Dean for Research

Atlanta, Georgia
commensurate with qualifications
December 20 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

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.