Internal Call to Members of the Faculty of Engineering for Nominations and Applications for the Position of Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies
City : Windsor
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Employer : University of Windsor
The University of Windsor’s Faculty of Engineering invites applications for the position of Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies for a term of five years, commencing July 1, 2023 according to Senate Bylaw 8. The candidate must hold a tenured position at the rank of Professor in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Windsor. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
The Faculty of Engineering is a Departmentalized Faculty with 3 Academic Departments (AAUs). There are approximately 150 full-time and part-time academic and support staff. Current enrolments are approximately 1500 at the undergraduate level and 1950 at the graduate level. It offers 5 accredited undergraduate programs (plus parallel co-op/internship streams) plus a BEng Tech program. It also offers 12 Master's, including various MEng programs, and 6 Ph.D. programs. The Faculty has an annual operating budget of approximately $14 million plus research income.
The Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies is an integral member of the Faculty’s academic management team and is expected to enhance and strengthen the research portfolio of the Faculty of Engineering. The incumbent will work closely with the Dean; other Associate Deans; Heads of Departments; other Faculty administrators and managers; counterparts in other Faculties and support units; the Offices of the Vice President of Research and Innovation; Office of Research and Innovations Services; Faculty of Graduate Studies; student organizations and external agencies such as CEAB, EDO and EDC. The successful candidate will have:
- a strong team leadership approach;
- excellent interpersonal and communication abilities;
- a strong record of research and collaboration with industry and other stakeholders;
- a strong record of graduate student supervision;
- demonstrated involvement in graduate program development and delivery;
- record of funding received from government granting agencies, such as NSERC, MITACS, CFI, FedDev, etc.;
- experience in creating and augmenting a supportive environment for graduate students;
- a Ph.D. in Engineering and a tenured Full Professor appointment in the faculty; and
- a license as a Professional Engineer in Canada, or equivalent.
It is expected that the successful candidate will be an advocate for graduate students, especially our international students, and our early career researchers.
- a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
- a 1-2 page vision statement outlining their perspective on the research enterprise of the Faculty of Engineering as aligned with the Strategic Plan of the University of Windsor;
- a 1-2 page statement on how Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and Indigenous and Decolonization (ID) considerations need to be factored into the portfolio; and
- the names and contact information of three references.
To ensure full consideration please submit a complete application or nomination by the deadline date of April 11, 2022.
Applications, Nominations and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr. Dr. Bill Van Heyst, Dean
Chair, Associate Dean Search Committee
Office of the Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Windsor
The University of Windsor is situated on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations: the Ojibwa, the Odawa, and the Potawatomie. The University is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 16,000 students. We are a welcoming community committed to Indigenization and decolonization, and equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (women, Indigenous/Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) persons, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (http://www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.