Dean, School of Public Health

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
EVP Health Affairs
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, FACR, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Emory University,  in collaboration with the Office of the Provost for Emory University and the Search Advisory Committee, co-chaired by Dr. Linda McCauley, Dean of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, and Dr. Paul Johnson, Director of the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, invite applications and nominations for an outstanding academic, visionary leader to serve as the next Dean of the Rollins School of Public Health.


The successful candidate should be a dynamic and respected public health leader, who will serve in this critical role to build upon the strengths and longstanding reputation of the world class Rollins School of Public Health.  The Dean will play a key role in maintaining Emory’s reputation as a premier destination for public health and is responsible for collaborating with other national and international public health leaders to assure the development and growth of the public health missions.  These responsibilities require the Dean to exert effective leadership in planning, evaluating success and growth and recruitment.  The Dean will be responsible for the overall mission, vision, strategic direction, coordination and administration of the Rollins School of Public Health. 


The Rollins School of Public Health, ranked No. 4 in the nation by US News and World Report, comprises six academic departments: behavioral, social, and health education sciences; biostatistics and bioinformatics; environmental health; epidemiology; health policy and management; and global health.  Rollins programs include an executive MPH program and seven doctoral programs in partnership with the Laney Graduate School.  Over 200 full-time, doctoral-level faculty members teach and conduct research in areas such as mathematical modeling of infectious disease transmission, exploring relationships between nutrition and chronic disease, and investigating cancer causation and control. The Rollins School of Public Health offers dual-degree programs with Emory's business, medical, nursing, and law schools in the areas of physical assistance, physical therapy, theology and the Laney PhD programs. Research funding for fiscal year 2020 reached a milestone of $132.9M. 


Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, FACR, in collaboration with the Office of the Provost and the Search Advisory Committee invite inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Dean, Rollins School of Public Health. Interested, qualified individuals should provide an electronic version of their curriculum vitae along with a bullet point summary of key accomplishments in each leadership role held. Emory University has retained Ilene H. Nagel and Charles E. Kaler of Education Executives to assist with this search. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and applications should be sent via e-mail to:


Ilene H. Nagel & Charles E. Kaler
Education Executives, LLC

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