Office for Faculty Affairs

Faculty Affairs & Career Development

The purpose of Faculty Affairs is to provide faculty advocacy, promote academic quality, and advance the strategic goals of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) by the following:

  • supporting the hiring of outstanding and diverse faculty members;
  • providing support and education to VUSM departments;
  • overseeing the appointments and promotions process;
  • fostering the development, implementation, and interpretation of faculty policies;
  • facilitating access to training and compliance requirements;
  • administering conflict of interest, disclosure, and review policies;
  • providing professional development programs for faculty members;
  • managing emeritus and endowed chairs nominations;
  • supporting VUSM department chair searches. 


Faculty Affairs Team