Dean - Faculty of Science
University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
Date posted: 2013-06-20
Dean, Faculty of Science
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and innovative programs responsive to the needs of students, and the evolving 21st-century workplace. With more than 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in 70 programs delivered by exceptional faculty, UOIT promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom
UOIT invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Faculty of Science. This position represents a singular opportunity to make a major contribution within a vibrant, innovative, and entrepreneurial learning and research environment.
The Faculty of Science (http://www.science.uoit.ca) offers undergraduate degrees across a broad curriculum, including Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Forensic Science, and Physics, and Masters and Doctoral programs in Applied Bioscience, Computer Science, Materials Science, and Modelling and Computational Science. Well-established research programs support all graduate programs and provide opportunities for original work at the undergraduate level.
The Dean is the chief academic officer of the Faculty of Science, and a member of the University's academic leadership team. Reporting to the Provost, he/she is accountable for the Faculty's strategic vision, for ensuring the academic quality and integrity of its programs and operations, and for enhancing its research profile. The successful candidate will be an excellent scholar with a deep commitment to both teaching and research. He/she will have significant administrative experience earned in a complex environment, and a collegial and collaborative leadership style.
UOIT is strongly committed to diversity within its community, and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Consideration of candidates will begin in the late summer 2013, with the new Dean to take office in January, or as soon as possible thereafter. To express an interest, please submit a c.v. and cover letter online at firstname.lastname@example.org