The Ohio State University - Associate Dean for Faculty and Inclusive Excellence

OH, Columbus

The Ohio State University College of Public Health seeks an innovative leader and scholar to serve as the inaugural Associate Dean for Faculty and Inclusive Excellence.

Reporting to Dean Amy Fairchild, the associate dean will serve on the College of Public Health’s Executive Committee and work in close collaboration with fellow senior college administrators.

The Associate Dean for Faculty and Inclusive Excellence will articulate and advance a vision and define outcomes for inclusive excellence among the College of Public Health faculty, providing leadership to enhance excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.

The associate dean will inspire and promote an authentic commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion across the college, helping to ensure a vibrant, inclusive community. To learn more, read the comprehensive leadership profile.

The successful candidate will have qualifications commensurate with tenure at the rank of professor in the College of Public Health. An earned doctorate is required. Candidates with a strong grounding in the social sciences or humanities are encouraged to apply.

The Ohio State University College of Public Health is a leader in public health research and education with local impact and global significance. Extramural funding has grown consistently in recent years, amounting to more than $22 million in FY2020.

Public health faculty serve as principal investigators for more than 50 research programs in locations from Columbus to China and from Indonesia to Malawi. The college offers 19 degree specializations at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, as well as more than a dozen dual or combined degree programs with other Ohio State colleges.

The College of Public Health is committed to teaching that provides a safe yet intellectually challenging space for all identities and political viewpoints, research that improves the health of all populations, and public health practice in diverse communities in the interest of improving a shared future.

Through research and education, the college provides diverse populations—especially those who face the most significant structural barriers—with greater opportunity to live full, healthy and equitable lives. As a trusted voice committed to enhancing its shared future, the College of Public Health stewards policies and practices that promote health, dismantle inequities and prevent disease.

The Ohio State University is a world-class public research university and the flagship teaching and research institution in the state. The institution provides a distinctive educational experience for students and pursues cutting-edge interdisciplinary research that brings together scholars from diverse disciplines to solve key societal problems.

WittKieffer is assisting The Ohio State University in this search. Applicants should provide a CV and letter of interest using the buttons below. Candidate materials will be considered until the position is filled. Confidential nominations and inquiries can be directed to Philip Tang and Kim Migoya at:

To build a diverse workforce, The Ohio State University encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. The university is an EEO/AA employer.