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FACULTY OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR - Internal Call for Nominations and Applications for the position of Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

Deadline Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
 
FACULTY OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR
 
Internal Call for Nominations and Applications for the position of
Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies
 
The University of Windsor invites applications for the position of Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences for a term of 3 to 5 years commencing July 1, 2017 according to Senate Bylaw 8.
 
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest academic unit in the University of Windsor.  Comprised of approximately 153 full-time faculty members and 11 limited term appointments, 7 ancillary academic staff, 49 support staff, and approximately 5,400 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students, it offers more than 50 undergraduate and 12 graduate programs, and is supported by an annual budget of $31,000,000.
 
The Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies is an integral part of the academic leadership team in the Office of the Dean and is expected to work closely with the Dean and Heads of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, the Associate Vice President, Research & Innovation, and the Associate Deans of Research in other faculties.  Associate Decanal responsibilities include matters pertaining to the support and promotion of faculty research as well as strategic support and development of graduate studies, across the diverse creative and research interests of the Arts and Social Sciences’ disciplines.  Duties also include assisting faculty & graduate students with the preparation of research grant & scholarship applications and working on fund-raising linked to research initiatives.  The incumbent may represent the Faculty and the Dean on committees inside and outside the Faculty, undertake other tasks and special assignments essential to the smooth functioning of the Faculty and may also serve as Acting Dean in the Dean’s absence.
 
Applicants must hold a tenured appointment in the Faculty, preferably at the rank of Full Professor.  A solid record of academic research, engagement in graduate programming and research or university administration experience is required.
 
Applications and nominations should include:
 
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a 1-2 page vision statement outlining the candidate’s perspective on the research mission and goals of the Faculty during the next five years and in particular the role of the Dean’s Office; and
  • three letters of reference sent to the Chair of the Search Committee.
 
All materials should be sent to:
 
Dr. Marcello Guarini
Chair, Associate Dean Search Committee
Office of the Dean
Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Room 207 Chrysler Hall Tower
University of Windsor
Windsor, ON   N9B 3P4
 
THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS AND APPLICATIONS IS January 31, 2017.
 
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students.  We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.  If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (recruit@uwindsor.ca). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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