Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

Nashville, Tennessee
Nov 22, 2016
Position Type

Vanderbilt University Medical Center seeks an experienced and visionary leader with a distinguished academic record, for the position of Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH).

VIGH has 15 core faculty, 81 affiliated faculty, approximately 100 students and fellows, over $100 Million in funding, in more than 15 countries, with a strong presence in LMICs. VIGH maintains a strong commitment to innovative and collaborative interdisciplinary programs, which promote health worldwide.

The successful candidate has a distinguished record of leadership in Global Health or a related field, a dedication to excellence in clinical and research programs, and a demonstrated commitment to education at the undergraduate, through post-graduate and mid-career training levels. Applicants must qualify for the rank of Professor at Vanderbilt University (MD, PhD, DO, or foreign equivalent), in a discipline related to global health. This is a full-time, tenured position. 

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Confidential review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and continue until position is filled. Current CV and statement of interest should be electronically to Robert Dittus, MD, MPH at:

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and persons from underrepresented ethnic/racial minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.