Assistant Dean of Career Track Faculty Success and Clinical Professor/Principal Lecturer
The Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions (CHS) program is seeking a dynamic faculty leader to serve as Assistant Dean of Career Track Faculty Success. As a member of the Faculty Success Hub team, the newly created Assistant Dean of Career Track Faculty will assist in the planning, organizing, and managing of processes to facilitate career track faculty success and career advancement at the College of Health Solutions. The Assistant Dean, reporting to the Vice Dean of the College, will promote faculty success across our interprofessional group of lecturers, instructors, and clinical faculty. This is a full-time, non-tenured faculty position at the rank of Clinical Professor or Principal Lecturer. This faculty position is a multi-year contract and is renewable on a year-to-year basis for a maximum term of three years, contingent upon the availability of funds, your satisfactory performance, and the needs of the university. Additional renewals under the same terms and on a three-year cycle are also possible. A faculty appointment with an administrative role is a fiscal (12-month) appointment for one year terms, but is renewable contingent upon satisfactory performance and the needs of the university. If the administrative appointment is not renewed, the faculty appointment will be converted from a 12-month to a 9-month academic-year salary.
Responsibilities for this position include overseeing and supervising career track faculty in their work, attending to the current and future success of a to-be-determined subset of faculty. In collaboration with the Associate Dean of Career Track Faculty Success, facilitates the professional development and success of faculty, and leads annual evaluation processes, coaching faculty to achieve short- and long-term professional goals, collaborating with student success colleagues, developing targeted recommendations for professional development for faculty under their supervision to promote further success, reviewing/approving professional development opportunities, and providing coaching to faculty in need of additional supports to ensure comprehensive professional successes. The individual holding this position will be responsible for reviewing, developing, and implementing policies and best practices to ensure equitable approaches to workload. They will work with Academic Success leaders to ensure faculty are teaching according to their work effort, and evaluating the appropriateness of teaching overages.
Consistent with CHS’s mission and vision, the candidate will additionally teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the health field (program area dependent on the candidate’s expertise) on-line and/or in-person and provide service to the college and relevant degree programs. Applicants must present evidence of teaching experience and a strong commitment to high quality teaching at the undergraduate/graduate levels.
Through education, service, and research, all faculty at the College of Health Solutions address one or more of our three major areas of focus: 1) The systems of health and health care; 2) Health and human performance of individuals across the lifespan; 3) Personalized interventions through precision health. Across these areas, we work to address complex and difficult health problems which require transformative collaboration, translational research and innovation. We are particularly interested in making an impact on populations with significant health disparities.
At ASU and the College of Health Solutions, we work to maximize opportunities for people of diverse backgrounds, abilities and perspectives. We value and encourage cultural and intellectual diversity, and strive to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff and students — which we believe is critical to our success as a community. All individuals who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
About the College of Health Solutions
The College of Health Solutions is committed to translating scientific health research and discovery into practice to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. Our research programs encompass basic science, discovery science, clinical trials, systems science, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. In all cases, our faculty use interdisciplinary approaches to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. We are highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented. Our innovative organizational structure includes translational teams that move science from labs into communities with evidence-based interventions that make a difference, as well as affinity networks where teams of people work together to improve methodologies and processes. All of our programs, in and out of the classroom, are designed with the goal of improving the health of people and communities.
Current training programs include behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, the science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at the ASU Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, Polytechnic, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic’s campus in north Phoenix.
About Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU #1 in the U.S. for innovation for seven years in a row. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising multiple differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves 135,000 students across all campuses and on-line as of the Fall 2021 semester. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
For more information about ASU and the College of Health Solutions, visit http://about.asu.edu/ and https://chs.asu.edu.
Doctoral degree in a health-related or applicable field for the position (Ph.D., J.D., DrPH., EdD., etc.)
Higher education and professional experience consistent with ultimate rank
Prior academic and/or clinical leadership experience
Demonstrated ability to work, collaborate, and communicate effectively with diverse students, colleagues, community partners, and staff in a multicultural environment.
Shows commitment to our College’s Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion Council’s mission and vision.
Demonstrated knowledge of faculty leadership principles and professional development opportunities
At least three years of experience working with interprofessional college students, faculty, and staff
Evidence of at least three years of work related to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion principles in the workplace and in evaluation
Evidence of experience working on issues of university principles and practices, particularly in the domain of academic personnel actions and/or human resources
Demonstrated ability to set and implement processes related to faculty productivity and assist faculty to achieve their potential
Experience developing and leading information sessions, presentations, and/or workshops
Experience developing, recommending, implementing, and monitoring policies, procedures, and work-flow
Experience mediating conflict
Demonstrated success with effective communication, understanding, and empathizing
Application Deadline and Procedures
Application deadline is May 4, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.
To apply, click http://apply.interfolio.com/104452 to submit the following:
A letter of interest including the name of the position for which you are applying, your qualifications, and professional experience
Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number). References will not be contacted until the candidate progresses to the latter stages of the search process.
Diversity and Inclusion statement detailing how your teaching, service and/or scholarship, or other work related to the position, supports ASU’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as outlined above and in the ASU charter.
If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Edward Truong at Edward.Truong@asu.edu.
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