[aahb] Northeastern University - Chair, Department of Health Sciences, Bouvé College of Health Sciences

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The School of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences in Northeastern
University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences seeks an innovative,
visionary, and dynamic leader to serve as the next chair of the Department
of Health Sciences.

The next chair of Health Sciences will have a unique opportunity to
leverage a leadership role within a global university to expand and enhance
partnerships with a diverse array of innovative and impactful leaders and
organizations. Download a comprehensive leadership profile here.

The Department of Health Sciences’ approach to education is grounded in
experiential learning with a strong focus on integrating community
engagement, innovation, and interdisciplinary collaboration throughout the
spectrum of learning opportunities.

A diverse, interdisciplinary, and growing department, Health Sciences
comprises 45 faculty engaged in research, teaching, and practice. In the
last five years, full-time faculty have grown by 25% and graduate students
have grown by more than 150%. The undergraduate program has seen even more
robust growth, having increased from 127 students in 2008 to more than 900
in 2021.

In line with Northeastern’s commitment to interdisciplinary research and
community engagement, the Department of Health Sciences has outstanding
research, clinical, and training relationships with the local community,
the City of Boston, and Massachusetts State agencies. This broad and
diverse network of strong partnerships thrives within one of the nation’s
most vibrant and innovative healthcare and public health hubs.

The School of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Bouvé College
applies today’s technology to empower tomorrow’s future leaders. It
provides a world-class education designed to develop future healthcare and
behavioral health professionals.

A global research institution, Northeastern University is renowned for
experience-driven lifelong learning. The university’s experiential approach
empowers students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far
beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Northeastern seeks a chair committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in
all its forms and demonstrable experience working with diverse student
populations and/or in a culturally diverse work or educational environment.
An earned doctoral degree in public health or a related health profession,
including but not limited to medicine or the biological or social sciences,
is required.

WittKieffer is assisting Northeastern University in this search, which will
remain open until an appointment is made. Applicants should provide a CV
and letter of interest using WittKieffer’s candidate portal
Nominations and inquiries can be directed to Philip Tang and Sandra Chu at

*Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to
recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.
Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives
to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group
relations and builds cohesion. Northeastern University particularly
welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with
disabilities. Northeastern University is an NSF-sponsored ADVANCE

*All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color,
national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any
other characteristic protected by applicable law.*

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