Dean’s Public Health Leadership Fellow

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Oct 15, 2021
Nov 14, 2021
Full Time
Position Type
Fellowship, Research

The Brown University School of Public Health is offering a 2-year research and management-oriented fellowship to prepare a talented physician for a career in public health.

Join Dean Ashish Jha, M.D., MPH, and his vibrant and fast-paced incubator team in addressing key ongoing and emerging problems in the pandemic and in broader public health. Current areas of focus include research, policy work on pandemic preparedness and response, crisis communications and misinformation, health equity, climate change and health, and digital health. The Dean’s Public Health Leadership Fellow will be a key member of the dean’s incubator team (not just a collaborator), engaging in research, qualitative and quantitative analysis, evidence synthesis, presentations, strategy for pandemic policies, public engagement initiatives, grant writing, etc.

The Fellow will work closely with, and be mentored by, Dean Jha to engage stakeholders across Brown university and beyond, in academia, industry and government. 

This unique fellowship experience will prepare the incumbent to become a leader and scholar as a clinician-investigator.


  • Must have completed MD and be post residency
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation​

The Fellow can take full advantage of the School Public Health, benefiting from the outstanding training resources at Brown University and affiliated hospitals.

  • Attend seminars
  • Make presentations
  • Work with other physicians
  • Access to data

This is a full-time in person position. Annual salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Review of applications will be on a rolling basis. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2021. Applications received after the priority deadline may be reviewed until the position is filled or the search is closed. Please apply online at

Please direct inquiries about the Dean’s Public Health Leadership Fellowship to Mahrokh Irani (

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.