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Texas A&M University (TAMU) seeks applications and nominations for the position of dean of the School of Public Health.

The next dean will be a highly collaborative, transparent leader with a commitment to excellence in public health education, research and practice. A seasoned administrator, the dean will inspire innovation in teaching and learning, support and enhance high-impact research, and provide strong operational oversight and accountability.


Reporting to the provost and executive vice president, the next dean will join the academic leadership for one of the largest tier-one research universities in the nation and steward the School of Public Health’s path to even greater prominence. The dean will articulate a compelling vision for the school’s future, working collaboratively to develop and implement a strategic plan to enhance the school’s visibility and impact in the state and in the field.


Since its founding in 1998, the Texas A&M School of Public Health has attained national distinction and international recognition. The school enrolls 578 undergraduate majors and 563 minors, 312 master’s students and 51 doctoral students taught by more than 60 faculty spanning four departments. Students take courses at the College Station campus and the Higher Education Center at McAllen, and a number of courses are available online. The school is annually ranked among the top five schools of public health in terms of student diversity according to the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.


Application Process

Interested candidates should provide a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the leadership profile, along with a list of five references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by August 23, 2019.
Applications and nominations should be submitted electronically in confidence to Applicant information will be kept confidential to the maximum extent allowable by law. Additional information and the timeline can be found on this website