Associate or Full Professor in Public Health

Job description

The College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky is seeking an Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs. In addition to fulfilling the responsibilities of a full-time faculty member, the Associate Dean will be a key member of the Dean's senior administrative team who will have oversight for academic-related activities and will work with management and staff to provide services to students, faculty, and program directors. The Associate Dean will guide curriculum development and management, educational quality assessment and improvement, academic support for the faculty, and facilitates a humanistic and inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body. The faculty workload for this position will be adjusted to accommodate the approximately 40% of time required for the administrative position.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidate questions may be directed to Heather Bush, PhD, Search Committee Chair, via email at [email protected]

Job Title
Associate or Full Professor in Public Health

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Working Title
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

PhD, DrPH, or other doctoral degree in public health or related discipline.

Required Related Experience

A demonstrated ability for excellence in teaching; a consistent track record of dissemination of research in topics relevant to one of the five disciplines of public health; a demonstrated ability to acquire extramural research funding as principal investigator and as co-investigator with appropriate colleagues; the ability to collaborate with other faculty to develop and support education and training for the public health workforce; and participation in public health-related service opportunities at the institutional, local, state, and national levels; a demonstrated leadership and management ability in academic/student affairs.

Required License/ Registration/Certification



Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators to accomplish goals. Teaching ability, curriculum development and design, conducting research, engaging in public health service, supervising employees.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience regarding leading a team of administrative and professional staff in both the daily operations of an academic/student affairs office and development/execution of a vision for continuous improvement in student affairs.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe your knowledge of and experience with curriculum design, redesign, and ongoing assessment for undergraduate and graduate degree programs in public health.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe how you have used a leadership role to create or maintain a positive and productive work environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/11/2018
    Application Due: 11/10/2018
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