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Job Title: COPH Dean and Professor and Senior Associate Vice President, USF Health
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Organization: University of South Florida
Posted: 2/15/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tampa,  FL    USA
Position Description: COPH Dean and Professor and Senior Associate Vice President, USF Health

The University of South Florida (USF), a metropolitan, research-intensive institution recently invited to join the prestigious Association of American Universities, is seeking a transformational leader to serve as Dean and Professor in the College of Public Health and Senior Associate Vice President, USF Health.

Located in Tampa, Florida, one of the fastest growing cities in America, and with campuses in St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF has been deemed the fastest rising university in the United States by the U.S. News & World Report. With over 50,000 students, the University has a bold vision grounded in the strategic imperatives of integrity, inclusion, inquiry, and innovation to continue to achieve excellence in instruction, discovery, scholarship, and authentic community engagement.

USF’s College of Public Health (COPH) is consistently ranked #1 in the state of Florida and in the top 25 nationally for nearly 20 years. The COPH is known for being innovative and for its brand “Our Practice is our Passion.” Fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the College is also home to three other accredited programs, the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) accredited Master of Health Administration, the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) accredited Master of Science in Public Health in Genetic Counselling, and the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited Dietetic Internship linked to an MPH in Nutrition. The College’s 95 faculty are highly productive in research, publications and presentations, and the active application of evidence to practice, in teaching and mentoring at all degree levels, and in leadership in professional and community organizations. Faculty are actively engaged the pre and post-professional development of more than 5,000 students throughout undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-doctoral programs. The Lifelong Learning Academy supports continuing professional education for the public health workforce through short courses and micro-certificates. The College’s centers address global infectious disease, maternal and child health, environmental risk assessment, lifestyle medicine, and leadership development.

Part of USF Health, which includes the core colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, and Pharmacy, and the schools of Biomedical Sciences and Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, the College of Public Health was founded in 1984 as the first college of public health in Florida. COPH is organized into four Strategic Areas: Global and Planetary Health; Interdisciplinary Science and Practice; Policy, Practice and Leadership; and Population Health Science. Our faculty select their strategic area of interest and are encouraged to engage in transdisciplinary research and teaching with faculty from across the college. See the COPH website at to learn more about our dynamic and innovative faculty and College.

USF Tampa is located in a dynamic and growing metropolitan area of over three million residents and offers a wide-range of cultural, artistic, athletic and recreational activities, excellent public schools, close proximity to Gulf of Mexico beaches, and an affordable cost of living.

See directions below to access the USF Careers posting for position minimum and preferred qualifications.

Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled. Review of complete applications will begin immediately.

Salary & Benefits: Nationally competitive salary with excellent benefits.

To apply: Candidates must complete an online application and upload the documents listed below to be considered for this position. Please visit and access “Work at USF” and then click on Access Careers@USF and search for Job Opening ID 36257. Documents to be uploaded with the application include a letter of application addressing the advertised minimum and preferred qualifications for the position to which applying, a CV, and a list of three references. Review of application will not begin until all required documents are uploaded into Careers. References will not be contacted without notifying applicants in advance.

According to Florida law, search records, including applications and search committee meetings, are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Equal Access institution. Applicants who need disability accommodations in order to participate in the selection process should notify Sheri Shakes at (813) 974-6494 or TDD (813) 974-1758 at least five working days in advance of need.

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Closing Date: 5/15/2024
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Contact Name: Sheri-Lee Shakes,  Director, Faculty Recruitment
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Tampa   FL  33620
United States
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  Tampa   FL  33620
  United States
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