Dean, Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science
Employer: Concordia University
Location: Montréal, Québec
Concordia University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science.
Concordia is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montréal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present, and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montréal community.
Concordia University is a next-generation urban university that continually reimagines the future of higher educa¬tion for its 50,000 students. Located on two campuses in the vibrant, multicultural city of Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal, Concordia is among the most innovative universities in its approach to experien-tial learning, research, and online education. Among universities under 50, Concordia has been ranked #1 in North America (QS Top 50 Under 50 2021) and #1 in Canada (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020).
The Gina Cody School of Engineer¬ing and Computer Science (GCS) is riding a wave – of rapid growth, responsive programming, teaching and research excellence, successful accreditations, student access, and infrastructure investment to support teaching and learning. Blending traditional and emerging branches of engineering and computer science, GCS offers internationally recognized programs and engages in forward-looking research in areas ranging from aerospace to energy, cybersecurity to building engineering, manu¬facturing to information and communication technologies, and health monitoring to environmental sustainability. Working alongside over 250 full- and part-time faculty members and engaging with industry partners, the School’s 4,500+ graduate students and almost 6,000 undergraduate students have opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research in a dynamic learning environment, supported by the School’s 250+ staff. Synthe¬sizing curricular, co-curricular, and experi¬ential opportunities, GCS prepares the next generation of engineer¬ing and computer science leaders with an education acknowledged to be among the best in Canada.
The Dean will provide strategic direction, academic planning leadership, and administrative oversight to the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science. As a member of Concordia’s senior administration, reporting to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, the Dean will promote innovative approaches to curriculum development and delivery, and lead efforts that will enable GCS and the University to achieve the highest standards in education and research. Committed to decolonization and Indigenization, equity, diversity, accessibility, and inclusion, the Dean will ensure sustainable growth and competitiveness, high-impact research output, and development of cross-disciplinary and cross-GCS programs. The Dean will strengthen and expand relationships with government funders and industry partners and will further enhance the external stature of the School and its outreach nationally and internationally.
The next Dean will be as aspirational as GCS itself. They will champion the School’s commitment to a student-centric environment that cultivates leadership, business acumen, and social responsibility. In addition to an accomplished record of teaching, research, and service, this collegial leader will embody the values of integrity, profes¬sionalism, transparency, respect for all disciplines, and ethical conduct of the highest standards. Registration as a Professional Engineer or qualifications for such registration will be required; the ability to function in both French and English will be preferred. The next Dean will empower students, faculty, and staff to success by fostering innovation, and by supporting inter-disciplinary collaborations with arts, business, and sciences that address com¬plex, real-world problems and enable the intellectual and economic vitality of local and global communities.
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruit-ing a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their application. Candidates who require accommodation to ensure their full partici¬pa-tion in the recruitment process are asked to make their needs known in advance. All qualified indivi-duals are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applications will be considered immediately upon receipt; the Dean will be appointed for a five-year, renewable term, commencing in the summer of 2021. Please apply in confidence to Project 201034 at caldwell.thriveapp.ly/job/951.
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Dean, Faculty of Science
Employer: University of Manitoba
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
The Faculty of Science is one of the University of Manitoba’s largest academic units with an operating budget in excess of $40 million and research grants exceeding $10 million annually. There are seven departments in the Faculty: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics & Astronomy, Statistics, which participate in genetics, biochemistry, data science and interdisciplinary programs. Its programs offer opportunities of scientific discovery and innovation aimed to impact our society as a whole – connecting discovery to invention for a better world.
There are more than 184 full-time academic staff and 70 full-time support staff as well as numerous part-time and seasonal employees, post-doctoral fellows and research associates. Current enrolment in the Faculty of Science exceeds 6000 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students with many additional students from other faculties taking courses in Science.
The faculty’s mission is to produce the research scientists who invent a better future for us all through fundamental and applied science and research, and to educate all those who pass through the University of Manitoba doors – the scientists, physicians, nurses, engineers, lawyers, accountants, entrepreneurs, CEOs, politicians, social scientists, artists, and educators.
Located in the city of Winnipeg on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation, the University of Manitoba is recognized as Western Canada’s first university, and a place where students come to learn and be inspired. The University is honoured to have been chosen to host the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and is committed to Indigenous achievement and to making Manitoba a centre of excellence for Indigenous education and research.
The University is also Manitoba’s only medical-doctoral institution and is a member of the U15 group of research-intensive universities. The university offers a robust and diverse suite of over 100 graduate programs, taught by award-winning professors, and with partnerships with over 40 research centres, institutes and shared facilities to its 31,000+ students. The University generates more than $1.8 billion in annual economic activity and attracts $160 million dollars annually in sponsored research income. Drawing in international students representing over 120 countries, over 18 percent of students are international and contribute to the cultural diversity of the University’s community.
Reporting to the Provost & Vice-President: Academic, the Dean, Faculty of Science is responsible for leading the strategic direction and overall management of the Faculty, ensuring the Faculty’s research, teaching, service, and learning programs align with the University’s strategic direction, Strategic Academic Plan, Strategic Research Plan, and the Faculty of Science Strategic Plan, and fulfilling the University’s objectives as outlined in the Strategic Mandate Agreement. The Dean will serve as an advocate for students and faculty as well as an ambassador for the Faculty with external partners, including other academic institutions, industry, and government.
The ideal candidate will possess an academic record consistent with appointment to the rank of Professor at the University and a record of exceptionally successful research, teaching, and academic administrative and leadership experience. The next Dean, Faculty of Science should demonstrate a collaborative and consultative leadership style, with a passion for inclusive cultures. They will have an innovative lens to address new academic program development and implementation, and with program review and evaluation. The ideal candidate will also have a familiarity with strategic and operational planning, resource and financial management, faculty relations, and human resource processes. With a passion for and commitment to undergraduate and graduate student success and for fostering and supporting student learning, research, experience, growth, and development for all students, the ideal candidate will create strong relationships with faculty, staff, and students within the Faculty and across the University. The next Dean should also demonstrate an ability to identify, develop, and negotiate mutually beneficial strategic partnerships within the Faculty, across the University, and between the University and community, industry, government, educational, and research funding and granting partners.
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the “Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).”
Members of the above designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, by filling out a Self-Identification Questionnaire, which will be provided by KBRS to all applicants.
Faculty Positions, Schulich School of Engineering
Employer: University of Calgary
Closing Date: 07-Mar-2021
Location: Calgary, Alberta
The Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the ranks of Assistant Professor and Instructor.
AWSN Scholarship Coordinator
Employer: AWSN – Alberta Women’s Science Network
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
Location: Calgary, Alberta
AWSN is looking for a results-oriented professional whose main focus will be to coordinate the newly designed AWSN scholarship program. Reporting to the AWSN Awards Chair, the successful candidate will be a well-rounded and experienced professional with a background in both qualitative and quantitative analysis and report writing. This is an exciting time to join AWSN as the group is embarking on a new chapter of growth within their scholarship endeavours.
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Tenure-track faculty position in Neurobiology
Employer: Brock University
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
The Department of Biological Sciences at Brock University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Neurobiology, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Biology or Neuroscience (or closely related field), with a minimum of 2 yrs post-doctoral experience. Applicants should have a promising track record of scientific and research excellence as well as demonstrated strength in teaching and research supervision.
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