Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine

Detroit, Michigan
Aug 02, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
Other Specialty
Full Time

Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine

Wayne State University (WSU) is recruiting a Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine who will play a critical role in the continued growth of the university and its broad initiatives in the health sciences (position description - The successful individual will have the opportunity to provide leadership in a dynamic and rapidly evolving urban environment and shape the future of academic health science centers.

Candidates must have a medical degree (M.D.) and a track record of personal accomplishments and distinguished academic credentials that provide suitable experience and background. Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and a detailed letter of interest, including but not limited to, relevant educational, teaching, research and leadership backgrounds. Please address the letter of application to Search Committee Chair, Stephen M. Lanier, Ph.D., Vice President for Research and submit it to Jennifer Schaulin, Vice President, MillicanSolutions at

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban, comprehensive research university (R1 Carnegie classification) located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. The campus comprises more than 100 buildings over 200 acres including the School of Medicine, the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the College of Nursing. The University is home to the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health, the Karmanos Cancer Center - a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, and a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Core Center - Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES).

Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional opportunities preparing students and faculty in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.