Dean of Arts and Science

Ambrose University College

Location: Alberta
Date posted: 2012-11-19

Ambrose University College seeks to appoint a Dean of Arts and Science to begin July 1, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. Ambrose is an evangelical institution of higher education affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada, and the Church of the Nazarene, Canada. Ambrose currently offers nine baccalaureate programs approved by the Campus Alberta Quality Council, as well as a range of other undergraduate and graduate programs through its Faculty of Theology. The dean answers directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and works with program chairs to lead the work of the Faculty of Arts and Science. The successful candidate will hold a PhD or equivalent in a field relevant to the Faculty of Arts and Science, and will have significant teaching and administrative experience at the post-secondary level. Further information may be obtained at

Applicants should submit the following items to Dr Paul Spilsbury, Vice President for Academic Affairs,

  • a letter of interest detailing how you fit the position,
  • a comprehensive CV including education, employment history, teaching experience and scholarship,
  • a description of your personal faith journey
  • a statement of your understanding of the Arts and Science in a Christian context (1000 words),
  • the names and contact information of four referees.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Ambrose is committed to employment diversity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


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