October 5, 2017

Nominations sought for College of Health and Human Sciences dean position

The Search Advisory Committee for the College of Health and Human Sciences dean position is inviting nominations both within Purdue and from outside the University. The position summary can be found on the website of the Office of the Provost: https://www.purdue.edu/provost/hhs-search-committee/index.html.

The successful candidate for the position of dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences will possess the ability to speak the language of different disciplines, integrate across fields to synergize research, engage multiple communities and stimulate learning to capitalize on the diversity of the college. The dean will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Essential qualifications:

* Have a preeminent scientific record appropriate for a tenured full professorship with demonstrated excellence commensurate with the caliber of scholars the college expects to attract to Purdue.

* Be an excellent administrator with a proven record of providing scientific vision and leadership and the ability to set priorities, allocate resources and achieve specific goals.

* Be an exceptional communicator.

* Have a deep commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

* Be an effective fundraiser who can secure flexible support for the college.

* Have substantial experience with the national research funding environment.

* Be able to connect with all the constituencies served by the University and be able to articulate and advocate for the goals of the college.

* Have an effective voice for and demonstrated commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity and gender equality.

The chair of the committee is David Hummels, dean of the Krannert School of Management and professor of economics. Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be received by Nov. 22 and should include a full CV and cover letter that addresses the criteria above. Nominations and applications should be submitted to hhsdeansearch@purdue.edu


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