University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 96143



Working Title:
Associate Dean for Public Health and Community Engagement
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
MD, PhD, ScD, DrPH, or other relevant doctoral or terminal level professional degrees.
 If practicing M.D. or D.O., board certification in the candidate's area of practice and eligibility for a Wisconsin license are required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Substantial background and experience in public health, community engagement, administrative leadership, research and teaching.
Principal duties:
The Associate Dean for Public Health and Community Engagement will participate in leadership and service activities in the School, the University, the community, and the health professions. The successful candidate will have a compelling vision for the future of public health in a leading research-intensive public academic institution with a longstanding history of engagement, known as the Wisconsin Idea.

The Associate Dean for Public Health and Community Engagement will provide oversight of the integration of public health into all missions of the SMPH. The Associate Dean will provide leadership, guidance and assistance to the Dean, Senior Associate Deans, Department Chairs, and Center Directors.

The Associate Dean for Public Health and Community Engagement will provide direct supervision and oversight of the Office of Rural Health, the Center for Urban Population Health (in partnership with their counterparts at UW-Milwaukee and Aurora Healthcare) , the Area Health Education Center (AHEC). This position will also provide advice and consultation to the leaders of the public health educational, service, and research programs within SMPH.

This position reports to the Dean of the School with a matrix relationship to other Senior Associate and Associate Deans and public health program leaders.

It is expected that they will participate in research, teaching and service as a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public and university service.

  Additional Information
 This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL# 96141; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Medicine and Public Health to consider candidates with both tenure-track faculty credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this position.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "Full Position Details" link below.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required

  Employee Class:
 Academic Staff
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
Term:This is a renewable appointment.
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:MARCH 01, 2019
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: DECEMBER 03, 2018
Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal ( to be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to submit a CV, personal statement/cover letter, and list of three references.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 3, 2018, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Staci Andersen
Phone: 608-262-3006
750 Highland Ave   
Fax: N/A
Health Sciences Learning Cnt   
Madison, WI 53705-2221   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.