University of Manitoba, Dean, Faculty of Arts

Dec 03, 2010 Jan 21, 2011

The University of Manitoba invites nominations, applications and expressions of interest for the position of Dean, Faculty of Arts.

Located in Winnipeg and founded more than 130 years ago, the University of Manitoba is a uniquely comprehensive medical/doctoral institution with 24 faculties and schools, where 8,000 faculty and staff serve over 27,000 students. The University stimulates over $1.8 billion in economic activity in the province, and is a leader in Manitoba’s knowledge economy. To learn more about this remarkable university, please visit UManitoba.

The Faculty of Arts is committed to providing an excellent liberal arts education to its students, to expanding the frontiers of knowledge through research and creative activity, and to serving its communities through outreach. Established as a separate administrative unit in 1970, the Faculty of Arts has been awarding degrees in arts since 1921. At present, the Faculty houses 23 Departments and Programs, nine Centres and Institutes, has 3492 undergraduate and 501 graduate students, and 322 academic and support staff. The Dean works with a team of three Associate Deans.

Reporting directly to the Vice-President (Academic) and Provost, the new Dean will be a dynamic and forward-looking individual, an outstanding administrator, and a collaborative and consultative leader. The ideal candidate will possess a proven record of scholarly achievement appropriate to advancing the faculty’s research, scholarship, and teaching, and will bring credentials as an educator and researcher consistent with an appointment to a tenured position as a full professor.

Review of candidates will begin early January 2011, with the appointment of the new Dean expected to take place July 1, 2011. Please respond in confidence to the address shown below.

The University of Manitoba is committed to equity and diversity. The University encourages 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. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection and privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act” (Manitoba).

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