National Institute on Aging

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center — Vice Provost and Senior Associate Dean for Education

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) seeks applications and nominations for the position of Vice Provost and Senior Associate Dean for Education. UT Southwestern is one of the premier and largest academic medical centers in the United States, integrating pioneering research with exceptional clinical care and education. This is a unique opportunity to strengthen, enrich and implement a vision for education at UT Southwestern across the domains of student education, resident/fellow training and lifelong learning.

UT Southwestern employs over 3,300 faculty within its Medical School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Health Professions and the Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health. They are responsible for groundbreaking medical discovery, translating research leading to new treatments and preparing the next generation of scientists and health care professionals. UT Southwestern is currently experiencing unprecedented growth of its research capabilities, infrastructure and clinical volumes, with significant investments made across all domains of its clinical enterprise. UT Southwestern schools train nearly 4,000 medical, graduate and health profession students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows each year.

The Vice Provost will be responsible for successful leadership, strategic management and overall quality of education and training within UT Southwestern. The Vice Provost will utilize data and define metrics to further improve educational programs that maximize value to learners and to the communities in which they serve. The Vice Provost is also accountable for the successful accreditation of all educational programs at UT Southwestern.

The ideal candidate will be an institutional thinker, collaborative leader, innovator and superb communicator, who will bring a knowledge of the trends in medical education and have a deep understanding of the changing landscape of academic medicine. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading innovative educational programs. The individual should also have a proven capacity to partner and collaborate with department chairs, health system leaders, deans and medical education leaders at both the strategic and operational levels.

The committee is being assisted by WittKieffer consultants Jeff Schroetlin, Megan Welch, and Cody Burke. All inquiries, nominations and applications should be directed to

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex, including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern’s policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.

Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.

For COVID-19 vaccine information, applicants should visit