Bridging to a healthier world. Bridging to a brighter future. The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health is accepting applications for a Department Chair and Tenured Professor of Climate, Infectious Diseases and Pandemic Science. Just like our beloved city of 446 bridges, Pitt Public Health is a school like no other. Spanning across seven academic departments, nearly 650 students and 500 combined faculty and staff, join a diverse and vibrant community of researchers, educators, students, collaborators, and leaders.
Currently known as Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, the Chair will contribute directly to a reimagined and renamed Department focused on improving population health around the globe through the prevention and control of infectious diseases. This position will build on a strong Department foundation in infectious diseases research, education, and practice by driving broad collaboration on sustainability, preparedness, and pandemic science across the research continuum—from bench and clinical to population and community health. The Chair will also lead the transdisciplinary faculty, staff, and students into a new era of discovery, encompassing pandemic science, climate and health, One Health, and global health, bringing a dynamic vision of the importance of global public health in the 21st century.
Additional information about this position (requisition #21006261) is available via the application portal using at www.join.pitt.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit a letter of interest that addresses motivation to apply and summarizes professional accomplishments, a 1-page Diversity Equity and Inclusion effort and vision statement, curriculum vitae and contact information for three referees. Candidates from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.