Dean, School of Health Sciences
University of New Haven invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean, School of Health Sciences. 


The School of Health Sciences (SHS) is one of the most progressive health sciences schools in the U.S. for its approach to integrating all health professionals in an interdisciplinary, interprofessional educational experience focused on public health, ethics, and health technology. SHS includes the Departments of Allied Health, Nutrition Sciences, and Health Administration and Policy, through which the university delivers B.S. programs in dental hygiene, exercise science, health sciences, medical laboratory science, nutrition sciences, paramedicine, healthcare administration, and public health, and a number of concentrations, Masters programs in healthcare administration (online and on-ground MHA, CAHME accredited), nutrition sciences, public health (online and on-ground MPH), and the Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc) degree, as well as the Doctor of Occupational Therapy pending approval from NECHE, and programs in development in Speech-Language Pathology. More information about faculty, programs, and facilities can be found at


This is an opportunity for a creative and visionary academic leader within the health sciences to play a pivotal role in leading the School’s continued growth in developing new programs to educate students for challenging and meaningful health care careers. Reporting to the Provost, the Dean will articulate a vision and corresponding plan that will result in the School being recognized nationally as a leader in the preparation of superior providers of health care. The Dean will foster excellence in teaching, research, and service to the university, community, and respective professions, and provide leadership in promoting diversity through the pursuit of stated goals for students, staff, and faculty.


Candidates must have an earned doctorate and be eligible for a faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. We seek candidates who can inspire faculty and staff to work together to build outstanding academic programs. The ideal candidate will possess strong management skills with the ability to effectively partner with a broad range of constituents internally and externally. The successful candidate will be a persuasive communicator with strong and highly effective interpersonal skills. 


The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier, residential, comprehensive institution focused on engaged teaching and high-impact experiential education. In addition to the School of Health Sciences, the university offers 80 undergraduate and graduate programs across the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the Tagliatela College of Engineering, and the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. 


Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and cover letter which should be sent electronically to: [email protected]  Inquiries may be directed to Claudia Teschky, Joyce De Leo, Ph.D., or Megan Welch, the WittKieffer consultants supporting this search, at 630/575-6904.

The University of New Haven is committed to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

The university seeks candidates whose experiences have prepared them to

contribute diversity and inclusion in our academic community.

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[email protected]
University of New Haven
West Haven, 06516